Glossary of Medical Terms

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Having the same total osmotic pressure or osmolality as other fluid (ordinarily intracellular fluid); such a fluid is not isosmotic if it includes solutes that freely permeate cell membranes. Synonym: iso-osmotic.
permeate   permeation   permethrinase   permian   permissible exposure limit   permissive cell   permissiveness   permissive temperature   (1)
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