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?