exosmosis

noun
ex·​os·​mo·​sis | \ ˌek-(ˌ)säs-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce exosmosis (audio) , -(ˌ)säz- How to pronounce exosmosis (audio) \
plural exosmoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce exosmoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of exosmosis

: passage of material through a membrane from a region of higher to a region of lower concentration — compare endosmosis

Other Words from exosmosis

exosmotic \ -​ˈmät-​ik How to pronounce exosmotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Exosmosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exosmosis. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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