# molecular diffusion, coefficient of

- The component of mass transport flux of solutes (at the microscopic level) due to variations in solute concentrations within the fluid phases. Synonymous with diffusion coefficient [22].

*A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology.
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