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osmotic stress

Definition:
A change in osmotic pressure causing a rapid passage of water or other solvent across a membrane by osmosis; in living cells this may result in rupture of the cell membrane and lysis of the cell.
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Entry Terms:
  • osmotic shock
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/206247
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