osmole

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osmole (plural osmoles)

  1. (chemistry) A unit of measurement, a mole of an osmotically active compound.

One osmole is the number of osmotically active particles that when dissolved in 22.4L of solvent at 0 degrees celsius exerts an osmotic pressure of 1 atmosphere.

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