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This concept has been deprecated.

deprecated concept > osmotic pressure

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osmotic pressure  

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  • [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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  • osmotic pressures


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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