Definition of isosmotic in English:

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isosmotic

Pronunciation: /ˌīsäzˈmätik/ Pronunciation: /-säs-/

adjective

Biology
Having the same osmotic pressure.
Example sentences
  • This led us to the hypothesis that terrestrial crabs have the option of directing isosmotic urine to organs that, unlike the antennal gland, are capable of producing strong gradients.
  • Desert gopher tortoises also store dilute urine that buffers evaporative loss and allows them to hold blood osmotic concentration constant, at least until bladder contents become isosmotic with blood.
  • Control experiments confirmed that no volume change occurred following perfusion of cells with isosmotic media.

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Syllabification: i·sos·mot·ic

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