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Osmolality is a measure of the osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent (osmol/kg) ... Osmolality can be measured using an osmometer which measures colligative ...
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Plasma osmolality is a measure of the concentration of substances such as sodium, chloride, potassium, urea, glucose, and other ions in blood. It is calculated as the osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
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Osmolality is a count of the number of particles in a fluid sample. ... The osmolality of physiological fluids tends to be dominated by small molecules ...
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The osmolality of serum, urine, or any other body fluid depends on the number of ... In laboratory reports, osmolality is expressed as "so many" milliosmoles per ...
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Chemicals that affect serum osmolality include sodium, chloride, bicarbonate, ... Serum osmolality can also help find out how much of these poisons are present in ...
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Osmolality Disturbances. PHYSIOLOGIC CONSIDERATIONS. In normal individuals, the serum osmolality is virtually constant from day to day. ...
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osmolality ( ′äzmə′lalədē ) ( chemistry ) The molality of an ideal solution of a nondissociating substance that exerts the same osmotic pressure as
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Serum osmolality is controlled partly by a hormone called antidiuretic hormone (ADH) ... When serum osmolality increases, ADH is released. ...
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Osmolality is used in a wide range of clinical and industrial applications. ... Osmometers can be used to measure the osmolality of a sample. ...
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Osmolality is actually a measurement not of the solute, but of the chemical ... Serum osmolality ranges between 280 and 300 mOsm per kg of water. ...
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The osmolality urine test the concentration of particles in urine. ... Osmolality is a more exact measurement of urine concentration than the urine ...
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In healthy people, when osmolality in the blood becomes high, the body releases ... dilutes the blood, allowing the blood osmolality to fall back to normal. ...
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Conclusions: The authors investigated the role of tissue osmolality and ion concentrations in contusion-induced edema formation in both clinical and experimental ...
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