osmolality


os·mo·lal·i·ty

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

Definition of OSMOLALITY

:  the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per 1000 grams of solvent
os·mo·lal \äz-ˈmō-ləl, äs-\ adjective

Origin of OSMOLALITY

osmol + 1-al + -ity
First Known Use: circa 1944

os·mo·lal·i·ty

noun \ˌäz-mō-ˈlal-ət-ē, ˌäs-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural os·mo·lal·i·ties

Medical Definition of OSMOLALITY

: the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per 1000 grams of solvent
os·mo·lal \äz-ˈmō-ləl, äs-\ adjective

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