isosmotic solution


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Noun1.isosmotic solution - a solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Ringer solution, Ringer's solution - an aqueous solution containing the chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissues; used to correct dehydration and (in physiological experiments) as a medium for in vitro preparations
saline, saline solution - an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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All of the electrolyte solutions contained the same components but in different concentrations, resulting in a hypoosmotic solution (ESHYPO, 200mOsmol[L.sup.-1]: 4g sodium chloride, 0.5g potassium chloride, 1g sodium acetate, and 7.5g dextrose), an isosmotic solution (ESISO, 280mOsmol[L.sup.-1]: 5g sodium chloride, 1g potassium chloride, 2g sodium acetate, and 10g dextrose), and a hyperosmotic solution (ESHYPER, 350mOsmol[L.sup.-1]: 6g sodium chloride, 1g potassium chloride, 3g sodium acetate, and 15g dextrose.
(2) Remove the pancreas from the source dog; mince and grind tissue in ice-cold isosmotic solution; filter the extract.
Concentration of AFL required to induce a 50% inhibition of contractions in isolated rat aortic rings (n = 7) pre-contracted with isosmotic solution [K.sup.+] (65.4 mM) or noradrenaline (1 [micro]M) under different extracellular concentrations of calcium.