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osmotic pressure  


  • [Henderson's] a measure of the osmotic activity of a solution, defined as the minimum pressure that must be exerted to prevent the passage of pure solvent into the solution when the two are separated by a semipermeable membrane. Osmotic pressure is proportional to solute concentration.

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