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i·sos·mot·ic

 (ī′sŏz-mŏt′ĭk, -sŏs-)
adj.
Of or exhibiting equal osmotic pressure.

isosmotic

(ˌaɪsɒzˈmɒtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) another word for isotonic3

i•so•ton•ic

(ˌaɪ səˈtɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to solutions with equal osmotic pressure.
2. Physiol.
a. of or pertaining to a muscular contraction in which the muscle shortens while tension increases, as in continuous lifting.
b. of or pertaining to a solution containing the same salt concentration as mammalian blood.
[1890–95; < German isotonisch (1882); see iso-, tonic]
i`so•to•nic′i•ty (-təˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
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Adj.1.isosmotic - (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
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Isosmotic points and their ecological significance for juvenile Chinese sturgeon Acipenser sinensis in the Yangtze estuary.
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