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hyperosmotic

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adjective hy·per·os·mot·ic \ ˌhī-pə-ˌräz-ˈmät-ik \

medical Definition of hyperosmotic

:hypertonic 2
  • if a laxative is needed, a hyperosmotic preparation…is better than a bowel stimulant
  • —S. E. Goldfinger

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