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1. The abnormal increase in the osmolarity of a solution, especially a body fluid, which occurs in dehydration.
2. In biochemistry, an osmolar concentration of the body fluids that is abnormally increased.
3. A state of high molecular density within a solution such that it will absorb water across a semipermeable membrane from a less dense solution.
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