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Descriptor English: Osmosis
Descriptor Spanish: Ósmosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Osmose
Descriptor French: Osmose
Entry term(s): Osmoses
Tree number(s): G01.154.090.750
G02.111.655
G02.691
G02.723.495
SP4.112.308
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009995
Scope note: Tendency of fluids (e.g., water) to move from the less concentrated to the more concentrated side of a semipermeable membrane.
Annotation: coordinate with substance / pharmacokin or tissue / metab; OSMOTIC SHOCK see OSMOTIC PRESSURE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS ID: 10172
Unique ID: D009995
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Osmosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015496
Scope note Tendency of fluids (e.g., water) to move from the less concentrated to the more concentrated side of a semipermeable membrane.
Preferred term Osmosis
Entry term(s) Osmoses



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