osmolal


osmolal
   , osmolar
   notations used by chemists to describe the concentration of ions in chemical solutions. The term "osmolal" describes an ion concentration of a solution in moles per kilogram of solvent (mol/kg), while "osmolar" describes an ion concentration in moles per liter (mol/L).

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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