osmolality


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osmolality

[‚äz·mə′lal·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
The molality of an ideal solution of a nondissociating substance that exerts the same osmotic pressure as the solution being considered.
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Mucosal irritation potential of personal lubricants relates to product osmolality as detected by the slug mucosal irritation assay.
The osmolality of each sample was determined using Wescor vapour pressure osmometer (Model 5500, Wescor Inc.
Osmolality was measured on collected urine samples using freezing point depression osmometry (CDC 2009a, 2011c).
Hemolymph osmolality results for the low salinity treatment were similar across sex.
In vitro, it was noted that a 900-mosm/L concentration with HTS saline was needed to induce hemolysis in human and dog red blood cells; this serum osmolality was not achieved with any of the in vivo administration.
In terms of vaginal moisturizers, I like Yes VM--it has an appropriate pH and low osmolality.
Because the flow of water into and out of mammalian cells is influenced by the osmotic pressure, your body controls the osmolality of blood very tightly.
Keep contrast-agent volume and osmolality as low as possible.
NovaRenal is a nutrient-dense formula that is fibre free and has a higher osmolality than IsoHNF [7].
This was supported by the evidence of a high plasma osmolal gap, which is the difference between the measured plasma osmolality in the laboratory and calculated plasma osmolality.
A serum osmolality test is widely recognized as the best test for diagnosing dehydration, but it's expensive and not currently viable for wide-scale screening.
2 HCO3 (mmol/L) 32 33 Chloride (mmol/L) 93 95 Serum osmolality (mOsm/kg) -- 286 Urine osmolality (mOsm/kg) -- 379 Spot urine chloride (mmol/L) -- 239 Spot urine sodium (mmol/L) -- 178 Spot urine creatinine (umol/L) -- 3978 Spot urine potassium (mmol/L) -- 106 pH -- 7.