osmometry


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os·mom·e·ter

 (ŏz-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A device for measuring osmotic pressure.


os′mo·met′ric (ŏz′mə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
os·mom′e·try n.
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os•mom•e•try

(ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tri, ɒs-)

n.
measurement of osmotic pressure.
[1910–15; osmo (sis) + -metry]
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osmometry

the measurement of osmotic pressure, or the force a dissolved substance exerts on a semipermeable membrane through which it cannot pass when separated by it from a pure solvent. — osmometric, adj.
See also: Physics
the measurement of osmotic pressure, or the force a dissolved substance exerts on a semipermeable membrane through which it cannot pass when separated by it from a pure solvent. — osmometric, adj.
See also: Measurement
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Plasma osmolality ([OSM.sub.F]) was determined via a freezing-point depression osmometry within 72 hours of arrival.
Molecular weight and MWD of polymers can be measured by many different methods such as vapor phase osmometry, ultracentrifugation, and light scattering; the method used in this paper is gel permeation chromatography (GPC).
Osmolality was measured on collected urine samples using freezing point depression osmometry (CDC 2009a, 2011c).
Furthermore, molecular weights of samples were measured by vapor pressure osmometry (VPO) on a Knaur k7000.
Ateshian, "Direct measurement of osmotic pressure of glycosaminoglycan solutions by membrane osmometry at room temperature," Biophysical Journal, vol.
Plasma osmolality of unfrozen frogs was measured by vapor-pressure osmometry (5520, Wescor) or freezing point-depression osmometry (3320, Advanced Instruments) using appropriate NaCl standards.
Perspectives of clinical osmometry. Vet Clin North Am 8: 287-299.
Fast membrane osmometer as alternative to freezing point and vapor pressure osmometry. Analytical Chemistry, 80, 2617-2622.