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an instrument for measuring osmotic concentration or pressure.
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.
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.