Chemiosmosis etymology


English word chemiosmosis comes from English chemi-, English osmosis

Etymology of chemiosmosis

Detailed word origin of chemiosmosis

Dictionary entry Language Definition
chemi- English (en)
osmosis English (en) Picking up knowledge accidentally, without actually seeking that particular knowledge.. The net movement of solvent molecules, usually water, from a region of lower solute concentration to a region of higher solute concentration through a partially permeable membrane.
chemiosmosis English (en) (chemistry) Any chemical reaction that occurs through an intervening semipermeable membrane, especially through a membrane in a biological cell.