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 endosmosis (audio)
: passage (as of a surface-active substance) through a membrane from a region of lower to a region of higher concentration compare exosmosis
endosmotic adjective
endosmotically adverb

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“Endosmosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endosmosis. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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