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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or as a result of hyperosmolarity.


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  • A transient reduction in epithelial monolayer integrity and epithelial fracture for ectocervical and colorectal explants was noted and likely due to the hyperosmolar nature of the formulation.

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  • Blood pressure must for initial control of ICPor control of sudden raising. be attentively observed, especially if hyperosmolar or diuretic 7.

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  • After many hours of tests, I believe her current diagnosis are: pneumonia, congestive heart failure, diabetes, gangrene in the gallbladder, and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma.

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  • Excessively high blood glucose levels result in diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome - glucose is passed into the urine leading to dehydration or death, most common in Type 2 diabetics.


  • Li DQ, Luo L, Chen Z, Kim HS, Song XJ, et al. (2006) JNK and ERK MAP kinases mediate induction of IL-1beta, TNF-alpha and IL-8 following hyperosmolar stress in human limbal epithelial cells.

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  • Rasque H, Kito H, Azuma N, Li W, et al. (2000) Mitogen-activated protein phosphorylation in endothelial cells exposed to hyperosmolar conditions.

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  • Hyperglycemia, in some cases extreme and associated with ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar coma, or death, has been reported in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics, including quetiapine. News Articles

  • Starved rats sedated with a neurolept analgesic were subjected to hemorrhagic hypotension while receiving infusions of iso-osmolar and hyperosmolar solutions.

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  • The cardiac outputs and stroke volumes were higher and heart rate lower in the hyperosmolar groups.

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  • After 45 mins hemorrhagic hypotension and a blood loss equal to 40\% of the initial blood volume, the animals receiving the hyperosmolar infusions had a better cardiovascular status compared to those which received the iso-osmolar infusions.

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