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synonyms for osmosis

  • assimilation
  • diffusion
  • passage
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The relationships he builds with his teammates, the respect he garners, the joy he has in playing, it’s like osmosis.
THIS WAS NO TEAM USA MEN'S BASKETBALL DREAM TEAM. BUT IN TOKYO, IT DEMANDS OUR RESPECTSEAN GREGORY/TOKYOAUGUST 7, 2021TIME
Osmotic power takes advantage of osmosis, the movement of water through a semipermeable membrane.
ESTUARIES COULD POWER US TO A LOW-CARBON FUTURECLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This plant harnessed osmosis to generate a humble 2 to 4 kilowatts, enough to power a couple of kitchen appliances.
ESTUARIES COULD POWER US TO A LOW-CARBON FUTURECLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Rittri now heads up Bluewater, a water purification products company that uses patented osmosis technology to enable local purification of water with the goal of eliminating the need for plastic and long-distance transport.
BEST AIR PURIFIER: FIGHT ALLERGENS, SMOKE, AND GERMS FOR CLEANER INDOOR AIRPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
According to Hestekin, the nephron could be combined with ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, or reverse osmosis systems and integrated into an artificial kidney.
ARTIFICIAL KIDNEYS ARE A STEP CLOSER WITH THIS NEW TECHVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In simple animals, as the sponge and hydra, no such organs are needed, the fluid food passing from cell to cell by osmosis.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
No breathing organs are seen, because osmosis of oxygen and carbon dioxide may take place anywhere through the cell membrane.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The cell absorbs oxygen from the water by osmosis through its delicate membrane, giving up carbon dioxide in return.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Nourishment passes through them by a simple process of osmosis.
EMBRYOLOGYGERALD R. LEIGHTON
Non-osmosis of non-digested foods, comparison between osmosable qualities of starch and grape sugar.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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WORDS RELATED TO OSMOSIS

  • consumption
  • digestion
  • drinking in
  • exhaustion
  • fusion
  • imbibing
  • impregnation
  • ingestion
  • inhalation
  • intake
  • osmosis
  • penetration
  • reception
  • retention
  • saturation
  • soaking up
  • suction
  • taking in
  • diffusion
  • entrance
  • forcing
  • infiltration
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • invasion
  • osmosis
  • perforation
  • piercing
  • seepage
  • stabbing
  • thrusting
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