osmolarity


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osmolarity

 [oz″mo-lar´ĭ-te]
the concentration of a solution in terms of osmoles of solutes per liter of solution.

os·mo·lar·i·ty

(oz'mō-lār'i-tē), Do not confuse this word with osmolality.
The osmotic concentration of an osmotically active substance in solution, expressed as osmoles of solute particles per liter of solution.

os·mo·lar·i·ty

(oz'mō-lar'i-tē)
The osmotic concentration of a solution expressed as osmoles of solute per liter of solution.

osmolarity

The concentration of a solution in OSMOLAR units.
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The effect of tear osmolarity on repeatability of keratometry for
For the patients the mean blood glucose level, HbA1c value, and serum osmolarity were reported as 481.5 mg/dL, 14.4%, and 305.9 mmol/kg, respectively.
Further studies in a larger group including severe cases with high tear film osmolarity may be required in order to validate the diagnostic ability of this device in all dry eye patients.
Alternatively, strain NU149/pWS145-38 cells were mixed with plain Sepharose beads, mannose-coated Sepharose beads, or mannose-coated Sepharose beads with 2% free D-mannose (wt/vol, Sigma) added in pH 5.5 or 7 LB with low osmolarity. Assays were performed at least three times on different days, and the data were expressed as means [+ or -] standard deviations.
Her osmolarity was 298, 305, 335, and 299 at those timings (sodium in mmol/L and osmolarity in msom/kg).
In order to clarify the cause of polyuria, we carried out a fluid deprivation test, which showed a urinary concentration defect, and a vasopressin test, which confirmed the renal origin of the defect (urine osmolarity: 140 [right arrow] 150 after vasopressin administration).
The few studies that to date have investigated tear osmolarity after LASIK have found that osmolarity drops immediately after surgery and increases significantly and remains markedly higher for at least 6 months [9-11].
In SIAD, the urine continues to be relatively concentrated despite low serum osmolarity. Patients with SIAD have low serum sodium and lower output of relatively concentrated urine.
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