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 (ĕn′dŏz-mō′sĭs, -dŏs-)
The inward flow of a fluid through a permeable membrane toward a fluid of greater concentration.

en′dos·mot′ic (-mŏt′ĭk) adj.
en′dos·mot′i·cal·ly adv.
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Serum is injected into narrow fused-silica capillary tubes, where the negative charge on these walls and the buffer conditions result in a strong endosmotic flow that pulls serum proteins toward the cathode, with gamma globulins leading the way.