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osmolality os·mo·lal·i·ty (ŏz’mō-lāl’ĭ-tē, ŏs’-)
The concentration of an osmotic solution, usually expressed in terms of osmoles.


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  • Osmolarity

    osmolarity os·mo·lar·i·ty (ŏz’mō-lār’ĭ-tē, ŏs’-) n. The osmotic concentration of a solution expressed as osmoles of solute per liter of solution.

  • Osmole

    osmole os·mole (ŏz’mōl’, ŏs’-) n. The molecular weight of a solute, in grams, divided by the number of ions or particles into which it dissociates in solution. os·mo’lar (ŏz-mō’lər, ŏs-) adj.

  • Osmometer

    [oz-mom-i-ter, os-] /ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tər, ɒs-/ noun 1. an instrument used in osmometry. /ɒzˈmɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure

  • Osmometry

    [oz-mom-i-tree, os-] /ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tri, ɒs-/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. measurement of osmotic pressure.

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