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Osmolality

Osmolality: related to molecular density in a solution?


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i NEED HELP?

I am finishing my project but in stuck in this question. :?: describe the effect of drinking distilled water and isotonic saline on the volume and osmolality of the extracellular fluid. does each fluid have the same effect on the volume of the intracellular fluid? explain.

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by chinee
Thu May 10, 2012 11:57 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: i NEED HELP?
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Re: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... possible that vasa recta then looses the salt? or does loop of henle donate the water to medulla so vasa recta that has the salt, follows the low osmolality of the medulla? it is very tricky...

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by snezka18
Wed May 11, 2011 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
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Loop of Henle - Kidneys

Hopefully someone can help me :) hopefully I really didnt get my grips with the Loop of henle what is its purpose? is it to maintain osmolality of the interstitial fluid of the medulla, so that they are kinda exchanging salts and water and is that the purpose of urea, to go into the medulla ...

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by snezka18
Wed May 11, 2011 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle - Kidneys
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Serum osmolarity vs. serum osmolality?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osmolality

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by canalon
Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:29 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Serum osmolarity vs. serum osmolality?
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osmolality vs osmolarity

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by amilam
Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Serum osmolarity vs. serum osmolality?
Replies: 2
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