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hyperosmolarity

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

Medical Definition of hyperosmolarity

plural

hyperosmolarities

  1. :  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

\ˌhī-pə-ˌräz-ˈmō-lər\play adjective

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