What is osmotic pressure?What do u mean by

Asked by somyap | 29th Apr, 2010, 02:03: PM

Expert Answer:

The pressure required to prevent solvent from passing through a semipermeable membrane from a region of higher concentration of solute to a region of lower concentration of solute is called osmotic pressure. It is also a measure of the tendency of a solution to gain water by osmosis when separated by a membrane from pure water.

 

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Answered by  | 30th Apr, 2010, 08:58: AM

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