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

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

First Known Use of osmoregulation

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osmoregulation

osmosis + regulation

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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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