noun. ['ˌɔzˈmoʊsɪs'] (biology, chemistry) diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration until the concentration on both sides is equal.
- reverse osmosis
Words that Rhyme with Osmosis
Example sentences of the word osmosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
The salt triggers a process known as osmosis where water is rapidly pulled out of the snail's cells.