effective osmotic pressure


The part of the total osmotic pressure of a solution that governs the tendency of its solvent to pass across a boundary, usually a semipermeable membrane.

Nearby words

  1. encroach,
  2. encroachment,
  3. encrust,
  4. encrustation,
  5. encrusted,
  6. encryption,
  7. enculturate,
  8. enculturation,
  9. encumber,
  10. encumbrance

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