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Definition of Hyperosmolar

Hyperosmolar: In biochemistry, pertaining to an osmolar concentration of the body fluids that is abnormally increased. As, for examples, in hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome and hyperosmolar coma.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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