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osmolality

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noun os·mo·lal·i·ty \ˌäz-mō-ˈla-rə-tē, ˌäs-\

Definition of osmolality

plural os·mo·lal·i·ties

  1. :  the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per 1000 grams of solvent

os·mo·lal play \äz-ˈmō-ləl, äs-\ adjective


Origin of osmolality

osmol + 1-al + -ity


First Known Use: circa 1944


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osmolality

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noun os·mo·lal·i·ty \ˌäz-mō-ˈlal-ət-ē, ˌäs-\

Medical Definition of osmolality

plural os·mo·lal·i·ties

  1. :  the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per 1000 grams of solvent

  2. os·mo·lal \äz-ˈmō-ləl, äs-\play adjective




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