noun Physical Chemistry.
the motion of a liquid through a membrane under the influence of an applied electric field.
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Also e·lec·tro·os·mo·sis, electrosmosis.
Origin of electro-osmosis
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called electroendosmosis.
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movement of liquid through a capillary tube or membrane under the influence of an electric field: used in controlling rising dampAlso called: electroendosmosis
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