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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DI versus SIADH: Values or changes in selected laboratory tests [1] Test DI Serum sodium [greater than] 145 mmol/L Plasma osmolality [greater than] 295 mm/L [3] Urine osmolality [less than] 300 mmol/L 300-800 mmol/L [4] U/P osmol ratio [less than] 1 Urine output [greater than] 2.