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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Osmosis is a noun meaning movement of a solvent (as water)
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
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
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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[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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