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What does OP stand for?

OP stands for Osmotic Pressure

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We can't have a watery layer separating sticky mucus from our cells because there is an osmotic pressure in the mucus that causes it to expand in water," Rubinstein says.
It also increases the osmotic pressure in the intestinal lumen, resulting in an increase in fecal volume.
Forward osmosis or 'manipulated osmosis' or just 'osmosis' are terms used to describe a natural phenomenon, whereby a solvent flows from a region of lower osmotic pressure across a selectively permeable membrane to an area of higher osmotic pressure.
Heavy texture of soil by changing in the relation between water and soil causes to reduce the water uptake in plant, increase the osmotic pressure of soil and water and sometimes the uptake of heavy metals for increasing the osmotic potential in the plants [6].
These conditions will produce cardiogenic pulmonary edema whenever they cause the pulmonary capillary wedge pressure to exceed the value of the colloid osmotic pressure in the pulmonary capillaries, which normally is around 25 mm Hg.