homeosmotic

adjective
ho·​me·​osmotic | \ ¦hōmē, ¦hämē+ \

Definition of homeosmotic

: having a relatively constant bodily osmotic pressure that is maintained independent of the osmotic pressure of the external environment — compare poikilosmotic

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“Homeosmotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeosmotic. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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