What Is the Definition of Osmosis?


The word osmosis is a scientific term that is used to describe a process by which molecules of a solvent have a tendency to pass through a semi permeable membrane from a less concentrated solution to a more concentrated solution till equilibrium is reached.
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[oz-moh-sis, os-]
a subtle or gradual absorption or mingling: He never studies but seems to learn by osmosis.
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Osmosis is a type of a process where a fluid passes through a semipermeable membrane and moves from an area where a solute is present in low concentrations to an area where a solute is present in a higher concentration.
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