Definition of isosmotic in English:


Line breaks: isos|mot¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsɒzˈmɒtɪk


  • Having the same osmotic pressure: physiological saline is isosmotic with body fluids
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    • 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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