Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- Pressure generated by compression of liquid in a confined space. Generated in plants, fungi, and some protists with cell walls by the osmotic uptake of water. Generated in animals with closed circulatory systems by the beating of a heart.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.