- osmogene os"mo*gene ([o^]s"m[-o]*j[=e]n or [o^]z"m[-o]*j[=e]n), n. [Osmose + root of Gr. ge`nos race.] An apparatus, consisting of a number of cells whose sides are of parchment paper, for conducting the process of osmosis. It is used especially in sugar refining to remove potassium salts from the molasses. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.