Can someone explain what these two terms mean in simple words in terms of body fluids. There seems to be a lot of confusion surrounding this.
Isotonic vs Isosmotic Watch
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Last edited by uer23; 20-12-2010 at 02:47.
- 20-12-2010 02:46
- 20-12-2010 16:26
The link below sums it up nicely:
- 19-06-2011 08:34
Is this 100% correct? The Yahoo! Answers answer?
- 19-06-2011 19:05
Strictly speaking an isotonic solution is one in which the salt concentration is the same as that as the normal cells of the body and blood. Whereas an isosmotic solution is one in which the osmotic pressure is the same as that in the blood of humans.