Definition of Osmotic. Meaning of Osmotic. Synonyms of Osmotic

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Definition of Osmotic

Osmotic
Osmotic Os*mot"ic, a. Pertaining to, or having the property of, osmose; as, osmotic force.

Meaning of Osmotic from wikipedia

- Osmotic pressure is defined as the external pressure required to be applied so that there is no net movement of solvent across the membrane. Osmotic pressure...
- Osmotic Pressure is the minimum pressure which needs to be applied to a solution to prevent the inward flow of its pure solvent across a semipermeable...
- see Hypotonia and Hypertonia. Tonicity is a measure of the effective osmotic pressure gradient; the water potential of two solutions separated by a...
- Osmotic power, salinity gradient power or blue energy is the energy available from the difference in the salt concentration between seawater and river...
- Osmotic concentration, formerly known as osmolarity, is the measure of solute concentration, defined as the number of osmoles (Osm) of solute per litre...
- An osmotic diuretic is a type of diuretic that inhibits reabsorption of water and sodium (Na). They are pharmacologically inert substances that are given...
- Osmotic dilators are medical implements used to dilate the uterine cervix by swelling as they absorb fluid from surrounding tissue. They may be composed...
- Osmotic shock or osmotic stress is physiologic dysfunction caused by a sudden change in the solute concentration around a cell, which causes a rapid change...
- Osmotic dehydration is an operation used for the partial removal of water from plant tissues by immersion in a hypertonic (osmotic) solution. Sugar or...
- Oncotic pressure, or colloid osmotic pressure, is a form of osmotic pressure induced by proteins, notably albumin, in a blood vessel's plasma (blood/liquid)...
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