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osmose

[ oz-mohs, os- ]
/ 藞蓲z mo蕣s, 藞蓲s- /
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verb (used without object), os路mosed, os路mos路ing.
to undergo osmosis.
verb (used with object), os路mosed, os路mos路ing.
to subject to osmosis.
noun
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Origin of osmose

First recorded in 1850鈥55; back formation from osmosis
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British Dictionary definitions for osmose

osmose
/ (藞蓲zm蓹蕣s, -m蓹蕣z, 藞蓲s-) /

verb
to undergo or cause to undergo osmosis
noun
a former name for osmosis

Word Origin for osmose

C19 (n): abstracted from the earlier terms endosmose and exosmose; related to Greek 艒smos push
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for osmose

osmose
[ 艔zm艒s鈥, 艔s- ]

v.
To diffuse or cause to diffuse by osmosis.
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