Milliosmole | definition of milliosmole by Medical dictionary
milliosmole (mOsm) [mil″e-oz´mōl]
one thousandth (10−3
) of an osmole
One thousandth of an osmole.
One thousandth of an osmole; the osmotic pressure equal to one thousandth of the molecular weight of a substance divided by the number of ions that the substance forms in a liter of solution.
one-thousandth (10−3) of an osmole. Abbreviated mOsm.
References in periodicals archive
Nurses need to monitor serum osmolality every 4-6 hours to ensure it is maintained below 360 milliosmole
per liter for 3% hypertonic saline (Kochanek et al.
Results were reported as milliosmoles
per kilogram of water (mOsm/kg), with higher values indicating a more concentrated sample (Yeh et al.
9 mg/ml Osmolality 875 mosm mosm = milliosmoles
, ml = milliliter, mg = milligram, pM = picomoles, [micro]M = micromoles, mM = millimoles, ND - none detected.