The osmotic pressure of a one molar solution of a substance that does not dissociate, such as sugar in water.

Osmotic Pressure
Fresh Water 20mOsm
Human Blood Plasma 290mOsm
Sea Water 1010mOsm

Values are typically small and so quoted in milliosmoles (mOsm)

See also: Mole, Osmotic Pressure.

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