osmole

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osmole

[′äz‚mōl]
(chemistry)
The unit of osmolarity equal to the osmolarity of a solution that exerts an osmotic pressure equal to that of an ideal solution of a nondissociating substance that has a concentration of 1 mole of solute per liter of solution.
The unit of osmolality equal to the osmolality of a solution that exerts an osmotic pressure equal to that of an ideal solution of a nondissociating substance that has a concentration of 1 mole of solute per kilogram of solvent.
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Osmol gaps revisited: normal values and limitations.
12] For patients with partial defects in ADH release, the increase in urine osmolality is 10-50% (see Table 3) [13] For nephrogenic DI, neither the U/P osmol ratio nor urine osmolality increases after ADH administration, because the kidneys cannot respond to this hormone, regardless of its source.
dagger]) Correlation comparisons were made at 600 mM salinity level values for variables which were measured across all salinities (LF, RL, Osmol, Na, and Cl).