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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The inward flow of a fluid through a permeable membrane toward a fluid of greater concentration.

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  • n. osmosis in which fluid flows through a membrane towards a region of higher concentration

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The transmission of a fluid inward through a porous septum or partition which separates it from another fluid of different density: opposed to exosmosis: see osmosis.

Etymologies

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endo- +‎ osmosis?

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