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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This is because water can be excreted with nonelectrolyte osmoles (under physiologic conditions, this nonelectrolyte osmole in the urine is typically urea).
ABSTRACT : Lactose synthase catalyses the formation of lactose which is the major osmole of bovine milk and regulates the milk volume.
The use of the osmole gap as a screening test for the presence of exogenous substances.
The number of solutes is measured as osmoles per litres of fluid (osmolality) or osmoles per kilogram of weight (osmolality).
7 Serum osmoles, mOsm 367 358 296 Osmolal gap, mOsm/kg 75 72 6 EG (gas chromatography), mg/dL Unavailable 315 Unavailable EG (enzymatic assay), mg/dL Unavailable 308 50 Expected, day 2 Reference (if untreated) interval Sodium, mmol/L Normal 137-145 Potassium, mmol/L Normal 3.
Elevation of rat brain amino acids, ammonia and idiogenic osmoles induced by hyperosmolality.