osmolality


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osmolality

(ˌɒzməʊˈlælətɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem the measure of osmole concentration in a solvent
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This could be due to the osmolality of the fertility lubricant being different to that of semen (19).
Uni and Ferket [3], for example attempted to establish the optimal osmolality of saline (NaCl), one of its physical properties as an IOF supplement.
Thus, using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), we evaluated the association between arsenic exposure and obesity using various dilution adjustment approaches, including creatinine, urinary osmolality (the amount of solute particles contained in urine), and urinary flow rate (the quantity of urine produced over a specified period of time) as alternative metrics of urine dilution (Hays et al.
First, a 50 [micro]L hemolymph sample was collected and stored at -20[degrees]C for later analysis with a Wescor Vapro 5520 vapor pressure osmometer (Wescor, Logan, UT) to determine hemolymph osmolality.
Specifically, Timmer and Schipper (12) noted that the osmolality rate tended to correlate with phlebitis rate, which was defined as rate = mOsm/L (osmolality of solution) x L/h (infusion rate).
Normal plasma osmolality is somewhere between 285 and 295 mOsm/kg; human semen is a litiie bit higher, 250 to 380 mOsm/kg.
We are an authority on the application Freezing Point Depression technology for measuring the osmolality of solutions.
If you put it directly into the bloodstream you would have extensive hemolysis, the rupturing of blood cells because of the high osmolality caused by the glycerol solution.
The safest osmolality should be utilized for each examination.
A man's man, characterised by honesty, integrity, humility, diligence and a love of exuberant laughter; highly adventurous and of great courage, racing the death-defying Isle of Man motorcycle event; walking across the Sahara with a Taureg, recording urine osmolality along the trip; and being a military medical officer with the UN in the (then) Belgian Congo.
His serum osmolality measured on admission was 318 mOsm/kg of [H.