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os·mom·e·ter

 (ŏz-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A device for measuring osmotic pressure.


os′mo·met′ric (ŏz′mə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
os·mom′e·try n.
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osmometer

(ɒzˈmɒmɪtə)
n
(Chemistry) an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure
[C20: from osmo(sis) + -meter]
osmometric adj
ˌosmoˈmetrically adv
osˈmometry n
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osmometer

an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure. — osmometric, adj.
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