osmotic pressure

NOUN
  1. (physical chemistry) the pressure exerted by a solution necessary to prevent osmosis into that solution when it is separated from the pure solvent by a semipermeable membrane
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  • Osmotic pressure is a measure of the extra pressure that has to be exerted to counteract osmosis.
  • Association in 1912, argued that all the main characteristics of living matter, such as assimilation and disassimilation, growth and reproduction, spontaneous and amoeboid movement, osmotic pressure, karyokinesis, etc., were equally apparent in the non-living; therefore he concluded that life is only one of the many chemical reactions, and that it is not improbable that it will yet be produced by chemical synthesis in the laboratory. The Breath of Life
  • The presence of K + ionophores eliminates the osmotic pressure due to K + ions.
  • Is it true that female monkfishes are larger than their male counterparts? osmotic pressure is highest in a. HYDROPHYTES b. Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • Let’s make another digression to flesh out the idea of osmotic pressure, which is one of the most important forces acting in the human body. Dietary protein, serum albumin and health | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.
  • These are elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure.
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  • Individual cell osmotic pressure is measured using a picolitre osmometer.
  • Result Blood osmotic pressure of newborns with neonatal pneumonia neonatal jaundice, asphyxia, cold injure.
  • The solution also creates a strong osmotic pressure on the cell walls of bacteria and other micro-organisms, which prevents them from passing substances in or out.
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