osmolarity


os·mo·lar·i·ty

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

Definition of OSMOLARITY

:  the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per liter of solution
os·mo·lar \äz-ˈmō-lər, äs-\ adjective

Origin of OSMOLARITY

osmol + -ar + -ity
First Known Use: 1948

os·mo·lar·i·ty

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

Medical Definition of OSMOLARITY

: the concentration of an osmotic solution especially when measured in osmols or milliosmols per liter of solution
os·mo·lar \äz-ˈmō-lər, äs-\ adjective

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