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poikilosmotic

adj poi·kil·os·mot·ic \ˌpi-kil-äz-ˈmät-ik\

Definition of POIKILOSMOTIC

:  having body fluids with an osmotic pressure similar to that of the surrounding medium <most lower marine invertebrates are poikilosmotic>—compare homoiosmotic
March 28, 2015
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