Definition of Osmoses
1. Noun. (plural of osmosis) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of osmose) ¹
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Definition of Osmoses
1. osmosis [n] - See also: osmosis
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Literary usage of Osmoses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New England Medical Monthly (1899)
"In all cases of congestion, osmoses is imperfectly carried on. ... So to intensify the motion in localized congestion we hasten osmoses. ..."
2. Teachers' Manual of Biology: A Handbook to Accompany the "Applied Biology by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow (1912)
"Note in the experiment in § 88 that as the molasses slowly osmoses out into the water, the water also becomes a solution of sugar; and as the water becomes ..."
3. Applied Biology: An Elementary Textbook and Laboratory Guide by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow, Anna Nieglieh Bigelow (1911)
"In short, water from the soil, containing mineral substances in solution, osmoses into the cells on the surface of the root, especially the root-hairs. ..."
4. Introduction to Biology: An Elementary Textbook and Laboratory Guide by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow, Ann N. Bigelow (1913)
"Thus water from the soil, containing mineral substances in solution, osmoses into the root. There is one difference between this osmosis in the root and ..."
5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"... food-taking as absorption is of rudimentary digestion, and excretion of chemical repulsion. The appearance and disappearance of vacuoles are osmoses. ..."
6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1881)
"... of the arterioles, and then of the capillary bloodvessels of the kidney, through whose thinned and stretched walls, the water osmoses readily," although ..."
7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"osmoses, too, which are ever constant, may change the flow in time. So also may the elasticity of the wood alter, and the resilience, extensibility, ..."