osmotic pressure
noun Date: 1888 the pressure produced by or associated with osmosis and dependent on molar concentration and absolute temperature: as a. the maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solvent b. the pressure that must be applied to a solution to just prevent osmosis

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