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isosmotic

Pronunciation: i'sos-mot'ik

Definition: Having the same total osmotic pressure or osmolality as another fluid (ordinarily intracellular fluid); such a fluid is not isotonic if it includes solutes that freely permeate cell membranes.

Synonym(s): isoosmotic

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