osmolarity


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osmolarity

[‚äz·mə′lar·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
The molarity of an ideal solution of a nondissociating substance that exerts the same osmotic pressure as the solution being considered.
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Correlation between tear osmolarity and tear meniscus.
The placebo controlled, double masked, randomized trial measured various endpoints including tear osmolarity, ocular surface disease index, tear break-up time, corneal staining and omega-3 index levels.
It is accompanied by increased osmolarity of the tear film and inflammation of the ocular surface.
Insufficient blinking, which can result from computer or smartphone usage increases the osmolarity of the tear film and is believed to directly impact the epithelium around the openings to the ducts of the meibomian glands.
The in vitro hemolytic effect of diltiazem on erythrocytes exposed to varying osmolarity.
This is enhanced by the hostile environment of urine--an acidic pH and high osmolarity.
Crabs from the upper reach, however, maintained greater hemolymph osmolarity in diluted media, and most of them were able to survive in even 0 salinity medium for 24 h.
Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution for treating cholera.
The topics include the neuroendocrinology of hydromineral homeostasis, diverse roles of angiotensin receptor intracellular signaling pathways in the control of water and salt intake, catecholaminergical medullary pathways and cardiovascular response to expanded circulating volume and increased osmolarity, brain serotonergic receptors and the control of fluid intake and cardiovascular function in rats, and sodium appetite sensitization.
While the SB oil in dry-eyed participants for 3 months did not result in any changes in the fatty acid composition of the tears, it did have a positive effect on osmolarity and symptoms of dry eye, including burning and redness.
Commentary: Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses.