hyperosmolarity

noun
hy·​per·​os·​mo·​lar·​i·​ty | \ -ˈlar-ət-ē How to pronounce hyperosmolarity (audio) \
plural hyperosmolarities

Medical Definition of hyperosmolarity

: 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

Other Words from hyperosmolarity

hyperosmolar \ ˌhī-​pə-​ˌräz-​ˈmō-​lər How to pronounce hyperosmolar (audio) \ adjective

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“Hyperosmolarity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperosmolarity. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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