Definition of Isosmotic solution
1. Noun. A solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood.
Generic synonyms: Solution
Specialized synonyms: Ringer Solution, Ringer's Solution, Saline, Saline Solution
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Literary usage of Isosmotic solution
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1. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"... of its weight in twenty-four hours, while in an isosmotic solution it gains 10 per cent., and in a hypotonic solution it gains 87 per cent. ..."
2. Investigations Representing the Departments; Zoölogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"... 53 per cent. of its weight in twenty-four hours, while in an isosmotic solution it gains 10 per cent., and in a hypotonie solution it gains 87 per cent. ..."
3. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"In this sense an isotonic or isosmotic solution is one having an osmotic pressure equal to that of serum, a hypertonic or hv- ..."
4. An American Text-book of Physiology by William Henry Howell (1900)
"In this sense an isotonic or isosmotic solution is one having an osmotic pressure equal to that of serum, a hypertonic or hyperosmotic solution is one whose ..."
5. On the mechanism of the physiological action of the cathartics by John Bruce MacCallum (1906)
"Hence the solution which Hay introduced directly into the circulation was five times as concentrated as an isosmotic solution. Although it is not clear just ..."
6. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"... appears to exercise a specific effect, for a solution of sodium chloride produces a more marked result than an isosmotic solution of potassium nitrate'. ..."
7. Eight Lectures on the Signs of Life from Their Electrical Aspect by Augustus Désiré Waller (1903)
"Now, if we take a number of salts, such as those just named, in dilute equimolecular (or, better, in isosmotic) solution, and systematically compare their ..."