endosmosis

noun
end·​os·​mo·​sis | \ ˌen-ˌdäs-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce endosmosis (audio) , -ˌdäz- How to pronounce endosmosis (audio) \
plural endosmoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce endosmoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of endosmosis

: passage (as of a surface-active substance) through a membrane from a region of lower to a region of higher concentration — compare exosmosis

Other Words from endosmosis

endosmotic \ -​ˈmät-​ik How to pronounce endosmotic (audio) \ adjective
endosmotically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce endosmotically (audio) \ adverb

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“Endosmosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endosmosis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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