in osmosis, the slower, outward diffusion of the more dense fluid through the semipermeable membrane to mingle with the less dense
Origin of exosmosisaltered (after osmosis) ; from exosmose ; from French ; from Classical Greek exo, out + ?smos, impulse: see osmosis
The passage of a fluid through a semipermeable membrane toward a solution of lower concentration, especially the passage of water through a cell membrane into the surrounding medium.
Origin of exosmosisex(o)– + osmosis.
(countable and uncountable, plural exosmoses)
exo- + osmosis?