[ī-sŏs′thə-nurē-ə, ī′sō-sthĕ-]


A condition in chronic renal disease in which the kidneys cannot form urine with a higher or a lower specific gravity than that of protein-free plasma.

Nearby words

  1. isostatic,
  2. isostemonous,
  3. isostere,
  4. isosteric,
  5. isosterism,
  6. isostructural,
  7. isosulfan blue,
  8. isotac,
  9. isotach,
  10. isotactic

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