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One entry found for osmosis.
Main Entry: os·mo·sis
Pronunciation: äz-primarystressmomacr-sschwas, äs-
Function: noun
1 : the passage of material (as a solvent) through a membrane (as of a plant or animal cell) that will not allow all kinds of molecules to pass
2 : a taking in (as of knowledge) as if by the process of osmosis
- os·mot·ic /-primarystressmät-ik/ adjective

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