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Osmotic Pressure MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osmotic Pressure
Tree Number(s)
G01.374.715.578
G02.640.249
G02.723.661
Unique ID
D009997
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009997
Scope Note
The pressure required to prevent the passage of solvent through a semipermeable membrane that separates a pure solvent from a solution of the solvent and solute or that separates different concentrations of a solution. It is proportional to the osmolality of the solution.
Entry Term(s)
Hypertonic Shock
Hypertonic Stress
Hypotonic Shock
Hypotonic Stress
Osmotic Shock
Osmotic Stress
Previous Indexing
Osmosis (1966-1967)
See Also
Osmoregulation
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(68)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Osmotic Pressure Preferred
Hypotonic Stress Related
Osmotic Shock Related
Hypertonic Shock Related
Hypertonic Stress Related
Hypotonic Shock Related
Osmotic Stress Related
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