[oz-mom-i-tree, os-] /ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tri, ɒs-/
noun, Physical Chemistry.
measurement of osmotic pressure.
masc. proper name, from Old English Osmund, literally “divine protection,” from os “a god” (see Oscar) + -mund (see mount (n.)).
noun a fear of odors, smells; also called olfactophobia , osphresiophobia See olfactophobia See osphresiophobia Word Origin Greek osme ‘smell’
osmoreceptor os·mo·re·cep·tor1 (ŏz’mō-rĭ-sěp’tər, ŏs’-) n. A receptor in the central nervous system that responds to changes in the osmotic pressure of the blood. osmoreceptor 2 n. A receptor that receives olfactory stimuli.
[oz-moh-reg-yuh-ley-shuh n, os-] /ˌɒz moʊˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɒs-/ noun 1. the process by which cells and simple organisms maintain fluid and electrolyte balance with their surroundings. /ˌɒzməʊˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. (zoology) the adjustment of the osmotic pressure of a cell or organism in relation to the surrounding fluid osmoregulation n. The maintenance of an optimal constant […]