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Osmosis is the movement of molecules through a membrane.
Osmosis may also refer to:
- Capillary osmosis, the motion of liquid in a porous body
- Electro-osmosis, the motion of liquid induced by an applied potential
- Electroosmotic pump, used for generating flow or pressure by use of an electric field
- Forward osmosis, a process that uses a semi-permeable membrane to effect separation of water from dissolved solutes
- Reverse osmosis, a membrane-technology filtration method
- Pressure-retarded osmosis, the salinity gradient energy retrieved from the difference in the salt concentration between seawater and river water
- Standing gradient osmosis, the reabsorption of water against the osmotic gradient in the intestines
- Osmosis Jones, a 2001 live-action/animated comedy film
- Osmosis Records (Osmose Productions), a French independent record label
- Ozzmosis, a studio album by heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne
- Osmosis (solitaire), a solitaire game also known as "Treasure Trove"
- Reverse Osmosis (a cappella group), a singing group at the University of Southern California founded in January 2001
- Osmosis, a reissue of an album originally released in 1961 as Bash!