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hyperosmolarity

noun hy·per·os·mo·lar·i·ty \ -ˈlar-ət-ē \

medical Definition of hyperosmolarity

plural hyperosmolarities
:the condition especially of a bodily fluid of having abnormally high osmolarity
  • hyperosmolarity occurs in dehydration, uremia, and hyperglycemia with or without ketoacidosis
  • —R. W. P. Cutler

hyperosmolar

play \ˌhī-pə-ˌräz-ˈmō-lər\ adjective

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