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homoiosmotic

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adjective ho·moi·os·mot·ic \ ˌhō-ˌmȯi-äz-ˈmät-ik \

medical Definition of homoiosmotic

:having a bodily osmotic regulating mechanism and body fluids that differ in osmotic pressure from the surrounding medium or from seawater
  • homoiosmotic animals include all the land and freshwater vertebrates
— compare poikilosmotic

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