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osmotic pressure

noun [U] uk   us   specialized
the amount of pressure needed to stop the flow of a liquid through a membrane (= cell covering)
Translations of “osmotic pressure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 滲透壓(阻止水溶液穿透細胞膜的壓力)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渗透压(阻止水溶液穿透细胞膜的压力)…
(Definition of osmotic pressure from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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