Definition of osmotically in English:

osmotically

adverb

  • See osmosis

    • ‘The non-dissolving carrier of osmotically controlled release oral drugs may be misdiagnosed as kidney stones on x ray.’
    • ‘The left are everywhere, osmotically channeling their subversive energies into the pockets of mainstream liberalism.’
    • ‘Obviously, a substantial part of amino acid uptake into Vicia seeds occurs passively and is osmotically controlled and driven by water influx.’
    • ‘Finally, some peptides may generate pores that admit water but do not allow osmotically active substances to pass.’
    • ‘Nasal irrigation also may decrease mucosal inflammation osmotically.’

Pronunciation

osmotically

/ɒzˈmɒtɪk(ə)li/