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osmol

, osmole (oz'mol?, os')
The standard unit of osmotic pressure based on a one molal concentration of an ion in a solution. osmolal (oz-mo'lal), adjective

idiogenic osmole

Osmolyte.
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As a means of adaptation to gradual onset hypernatraemia, the brain increases its intracellular content of idiogenic osmoles, thus regaining its cell volume.
Elevation of rat brain amino acids, ammonia and idiogenic osmoles induced by hyperosmolality.