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hyperosmolality

[ hī′pər-ŏz′mə-lălĭ-tē ]

n.

The abnormal increase in the osmolality of a solution, especially a body fluid.

Nearby words

hyperopia, hyperopic astigmatism, hyperorexia, hyperorthocytosis, hyperosmia, hyperosmolality, hyperosmolarity, hyperosmotic, hyperosteogeny, hyperosteoidosis, hyperostosis
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