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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In clinic, the DEWS II diagnosis model suggests the DEQ or OSDI questionnaires to screen for dry eye, with non-invasive tear break-up time, osmolarity and ocular surface staining are required to confirm diagnosis.
In addition to standard tests (Schirmer test, TBUT, fluorescein and rose bengal test), they also performed specific measurements of osmolarity and evaporation, and meibomian gland function analysis.
In the reports from literature, multi-organ dysfunction was not directly related to septic shock but the osmolarity of the product (1, 8).
The lab-on-a-chip platform provides quantitative measurements of tear proteins in a fully automated workflow that is consistent with the current TearLab Osmolarity System which many physicians have incorporated into their practice.
The diuresis was accompanied by a change in free water clearance, and the results showed a lower solute and osmolarity in the urine after IR.
21) In dry eye, increased tear osmolarity and inflammation cause ocular surface damage.
As the osmolarity of 20 mM of mannitol equals the osmolarity of 10 mM of NaCl, 20,40, and 60 mM mannitol were, respectively, used to examine whether osmolarity can alter ENaC expression.
The osmolarity of extender effect on motility and velocity of spermatozoids there is a close connection between osmolality and ionic composition on the activation or inhibition of sperm motility (Wilson-Leedy et al.
Pre- and post-race urine osmolarity (Uosm) was measured to investigate changes in hydration status.
4-7) The diagnosis is one of exclusion and includes a euvolemic state, low serum osmolarity, and a urine osmolarity greater than appropriate considering the plasma tonicity.
To analyze urine osmolarity, an osmometer (VAPRO 5520) was used, and a flame spectrometer (B262) was used to quantify Na and K+ in urine.