The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
relatively constant oncotic pressure of blood plasma through the maintenance of the concentration of blood proteins at a fixed level. Iso-oncotic pressure is one of the most important physiological constants of the body.
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