Definition of Osmometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the amount of osmotic action in different liquids.



Definition of Osmometer

1. Noun. Any of various devices used to measure osmotic pressure ¹

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Definition of Osmometer

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Medical Definition of Osmometer

1. An instrument for measuring the amount of osmotic action in different liquids. Origin: Gr. Impulse. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmometer

osmolal clearance
osmolalities
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osmolar concentration
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osmometer (current term)
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Literary usage of Osmometer

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"The author exhibited an osmometer designed for the estimation of the initial ... The principle of both is the same, viz. that the stem of the osmometer is ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"A 2?ew Form of osmometer for Direct Determinations of Osmotic Pressure of Colloids. ... Thn osmometer is then suspended in a large vessel of water for the ..."

3. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"With a olution containing j1,, per cent, of carbo- ate of potash, the rise in the osmometer ras 1G7 millimeters; and with 1 per cent, f the same salts, ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1877)
"The osmometer used in these experiments is represented in fig. 36. It consists of a bell-jar, A, of a capacity of 5 or 6 ounce« (from 150 to 200 cub. ..."

5. Treatise on General and Industrial Inorganic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1912)
"We will imagine a Pfeffer osmometer (porcelain cell, &c. ... We ПОЛУ suppose that the osmometer is varnished with an ideal substance which has the property ..."

6. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Position of edge Position of edge Position of edge Time Oh. 10' 30* W 50' Ih. of fluid in osmometer I (1-5 po NaCl) 0 mm. -1 -2 -3 -41 of fluid in osmometer ..."

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