endosmosis


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endosmosis

 [en″dos-mo´sis]
inward osmosis; inward passage of liquid through a membrane of a cell or cavity, by which one fluid passes through a septum into a cavity that contains fluid of a different density. adj., adj endosmot´ic.

endosmosis

/en·dos·mo·sis/ (en″dos-mo´sis) inward osmosis; inward passage of liquid through a membrane of a cell or cavity.endosmot´ic

endosmosis

(ĕn′dŏz-mō′sĭs, -dŏs-)
n.
The inward flow of a fluid through a permeable membrane toward a fluid of greater concentration.

en′dos·mot′ic (-mŏt′ĭk) adj.
en′dos·mot′i·cal·ly adv.

endosmosis

inward osmosis; inward passage of liquid through a membrane of a cell or cavity, by which one fluid passes through a septum into a cavity that contains fluid of a different density.
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