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osmometer

 [oz-mom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring osmotic concentration or pressure.

os·mom·e·ter

(oz-mom'ĕ-tĕr),
1. An instrument for measuring osmolality by freezing point depression or vapor pressure elevation techniques.
2. An apparatus for measuring the acuteness of the sense of smell.

osmometer

/os·mom·e·ter/ (oz-mom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring osmotic concentration or pressure.

osmometer

[ozmom′ə·tər]
Etymology: Gk, ōsmos, impulse + metron, measure
1 a device for measuring the acuity of the sense of smell.
2 a device for measuring osmotic pressure either directly or indirectly. It was formerly used to assess the extent of dehydration or blood loss.

os·mom·e·ter

(oz-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
Instrument used to determine concentration of free particles in solution; usually by freezing point depression or vapor pressure.
See also: osmolality, freezing point depression

osmometer

an instrument used for the measurement of OSMOTIC PRESSURE of a solution.

osmometer

1. a device for testing the sense of smell.
2. an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure.
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During this time, the quantity of solution in the osmometer stem steadily changes and students record movement with the stem in millimeters per hour.
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