[en-doz-moh-sis, -dos-] /ˌɛn dɒzˈmoʊ sɪs, -dɒs-/

Biology. osmosis toward the inside of a cell or vessel.
Physical Chemistry. the flow of a substance from an area of lesser concentration to one of greater concentration (opposed to ).
/ˌɛndɒsˈməʊsɪs; -dɒz-/
(biology) osmosis in which water enters a cell or organism from the surrounding solution Compare exosmosis

endosmosis en·dos·mo·sis (ěn’dŏz-mō’sĭs, -dŏs-)
The passage of a fluid inward through a permeable membrane, as of a cell, toward a fluid of higher concentration.
en’dos·mot’ic (-mŏt’ĭk) adj.


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