effective osmotic pressure n.
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.
- Effective renal blood flow
effective renal blood flow n. Abbr. ERBF The amount of blood flowing to the parts of the kidney that produce urine.
- Effective renal plasma flow
effective renal plasma flow n. Abbr. ERPF The amount of plasma flowing to the parts of the kidney that function in the production of urine.
noun, Electricity. 1. the resistance to an alternating current, expressed as the ratio of the power dissipated to the square of the effective current.
[ih-fek-tiv] /ɪˈfɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result: effective teaching methods; effective steps toward peace. 2. actually in operation or in force; functioning: The law becomes effective at midnight. 3. producing a deep or vivid impression; striking: an effective photograph. 4. prepared and available for service, especially […]