hypoosmotic


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hypoosmotic

[hī′pō·ozmot′ik]
pertaining to a solution that has a lower solute concentration than another solution. Compare hyperosmotic, isosmotic.
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In the distal tubule in the presence of antidiuretic hormone (ADH), the tubular fluid becomes hypoosmotic because
When developing embryos were placed in hypoosmotic solutions (5, 10, and 20 ppt), the osmolarity of the perivitelline fluid decreased significantly within 0.
We (5) and others (6) rather choose overnight hypoosmotic red blood cell lysis as an easier and more cost-effective protocol.
Moreover, free amino acid and glycerol will be used by Neoheiice granulata to maintain the adequate glucose in other tissues through gluconeogenesis under hypoosmotic stress (Nery & Santos, 1993, Lauer et al.
Evaluation of a Simplified Hypoosmotic Swelling Test in Fresh and Chilled Canine Semen
Sea cucumbers (Apostichopus japonicus) exposed to hypoosmotic conditions showed decreased lysozyme activity, suggesting that stress induced by salinity changes can suppress immunity (Wang et al.
Further, the level of immunoreactive, FMRFamide-related peptides (IR-FaRPs) in the kidney of Helisoma trivolvis kept in hypoosmotic medium is lower than that in the kidneys of snails kept in isosmotic medium (Madrid et al.
vannamei to deal with hypoosmotic stress through osmoregulation and ion regulation at low salinity (Welcomme & Devos 1991.
The potential fertility estimation capacity of the hypoosmotic swelling test, the thermal stress test and a modified cervical mucus penetration test in the bovine.
The frozen-thawed semen was then assessed for motility, progressive motility, viability, morphologically acrosome abnormality and hypoosmotic swelling test.
As salt leaves the egg mass, and the interior salinity falls, embryos will inhabit an increasingly hypoosmotic environment.