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    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.

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    The link below sums it up nicely:

    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...4045938AA5PQaG
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    Is this 100% correct? The Yahoo! Answers answer?
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    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.
 
 
 
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