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a combining form representing osmosis, in compound words:

osmo- 1 or osm-
Smell; odor: osmidrosis.

osmo- 2 or osm-
Osmosis: osmolarity.


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  • Osmolality

    osmolality os·mo·lal·i·ty (ŏz’mō-lāl’ĭ-tē, ŏs’-) n. The concentration of an osmotic solution, usually expressed in terms of osmoles.

  • Osmolarity

    osmolarity os·mo·lar·i·ty (ŏz’mō-lār’ĭ-tē, ŏs’-) n. The osmotic concentration of a solution expressed as osmoles of solute per liter of solution.

  • Osmole

    osmole os·mole (ŏz’mōl’, ŏs’-) n. The molecular weight of a solute, in grams, divided by the number of ions or particles into which it dissociates in solution. os·mo’lar (ŏz-mō’lər, ŏs-) adj.

  • Osmometer

    [oz-mom-i-ter, os-] /ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tər, ɒs-/ noun 1. an instrument used in osmometry. /ɒzˈmɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure

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