osmoregulation

noun os·mo·reg·u·la·tion \ ˈäz-mō-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən , ˈäs- \

Definition of osmoregulation

: regulation of osmotic pressure especially in the body of a living organism

osmoregulatory

play \ˌäz-mō-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˌäs-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of osmoregulation

osmosis + regulation


Medical Dictionary

osmoregulation

noun os·mo·reg·u·la·tion \ ˌäz-mō-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən, ˌäs- \

medical Definition of osmoregulation

: regulation of osmotic pressure especially in the body of a living organism

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