ex osmotically

exosmosis

[ek-sos-moh-sis, ek-soz-]
noun
1.
Biology. osmosis toward the outside of a cell or vessel.
2.
Physical Chemistry. the flow of a substance from an area of greater concentration to one of lower concentration (opposed to endosmosis ).

Origin:
1830–40; Latinization of now obsolete exosmose < French; see ex-2, osmosis

exosmotic [ek-sos-mot-ik, -soz-] , adjective
exosmotically, adverb
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exosmosis (ˌɛksɒzˈməʊsɪs, -sɒs-)
 
n
biology Compare endosmosis osmosis in which water flows from a cell or organism into the surrounding solution
 
exosmotic
 
adj
 
exosmic
 
adj

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exosmosis ex·os·mo·sis (ěk'sŏz-mō'sĭs, -sŏs-)
n.
The passage of a fluid through a semipermeable membrane toward a solution of lower concentration, especially the passage of water through a cell membrane into the surrounding medium.


ex'os·mot'ic (-mŏt'ĭk) adj.
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