What Is the Definition of Osmosis?

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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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Osmosis is a noun meaning movement of a solvent (as water)
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Reverse osmosis removes metals such as mercury, lead, iron, copper and silver. Bacteria and viruses are removed by reverse osmosis if the molecular weight is greater than 150 to 250
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It's the movement of WATER through a selectively permeable membrane and is driven by water potential. If there is sucrose on one side of the semi permeable membrane and pure water
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Osmosis is the diffusion of water molecules through a selectivey permeable membrane. The molecules move from an area of high concentraion to an area of low concentration and vice-veca
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os·mo·sis
[oz-moh-sis, os-]
NOUN
1.
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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