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osmotic pressurenoun [U]

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