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- adj. Relating to exosmosis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to exosmose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of exosmosis: as, an exosmotic current. Also exosmic.
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It is done by what in physics is known as _endosmotic_ and _exosmotic_ action.
At all events, the endosmotic or exosmotic action of the skin of a living body must necessarily play an important _role_ in the absorption of medicinal agents; and, on the other hand, it is plain that fats, which render the living skin impermeable, necessarily also diminish or entirely neutralize its osmotic action.