Definition of Isosmotic

1. Adjective. (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure.

Exact synonyms: Isotonic
Antonyms: Hypertonic, Hypotonic



Definition of Isosmotic

1. Adjective. Having the same osmotic pressure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isosmotic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Isosmotic

1. Having the same total osmotic pressure or osmolality as another fluid (ordinarily intracellular fluid); such a fluid is not isosmotic if it includes solutes that freely permeate cell membranes. Synonym: iso-osmotic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isosmotic

isosceles
isosceles trapezoid
isosceles trapezoids
isosceles triangle
isosceles triangles
isoschisomer
isoschizomer
isoseismal
isoseismals
isoselenocyanate
isoselenocyanates
isosensitise
isoserum treatment
isosinglet
isosmotic (current term)
isosmotic solution
isosmotically
isosorbide
isosorbide dinitrate
isosorbides
isosparteine
isospecific
isospectral
isospectrality
isospin
isospins
isospondyli
isospondylous
isospora

Literary usage of Isosmotic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"II -2.03 isosmotic with Beaufort Sea water -1.90 isosmotic with Pacific Grove Sea water -1.895 -I.8I isosmotic with Woods Hole sea water. ..."

2. Physical Chemistry and Its Applications in Medical and Biological Science by Alexander Findlay (1905)
"We then know that we are dealing with a solution which is isosmotic with the ... Further, since solutions which are isosmotic (or isotonic) with the cell ..."

3. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost, Robert John Harvey Gibson (1907)
"These numbers may be termed, following PFEFFER'S nomenclature, isosmotic ... If we further bear in mind that these isosmotic co-efficients apply only to ..."

4. Birmingham Medical Review (1905)
"We then know that we are dealing with a solution which is isosmotic with the ... Further, since solutions which are isosmotic (or isotonic) with the cell ..."

5. The Nature of Solution by Harry Clary Jones, Ebenezer Emmet Reed (1917)
"These solutions which, individually, were isosmotic with the contents of a given cell or kind of cells, were isosmotic with one another, ie, ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"NaCl by volume, roughly equal to 31.5 atmospheres at 18° C.; cane sugar isosmotic with 0.8 gm. mol. by volume (0.965 gm. mol. by weight), ..."

7. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"If the law of Gay-Lussac applies to the osmotic pressure of solutions, then solutions which are isosmotic at one temperature must remain isosmotic at other ..."

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