Osmoregulation

Science / Biology / Osmoregulation: The regulation of the movement of water by osmosis into and out of cells; the maintenance of water balance within the body.

Osmoregulators

Science / Biology / Osmoregulators: Marine vertebrates whose body fiuids have about one-third the solute concentration of seawater; must therefore undergo osmoregulation. MORE

Osmoconformers

Science / Biology / Osmoconformers: Marine organisms that have no system of osmoregulation and must change the composition of their body fiuids as the composition of the water changes; include invertebrates such as jellyfish, scallops, MORE

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