Problem: A solution with the same osmotic pressure as the blood is A) isotonic to the blood. B) hypotonic to the blood. C) hypertonic to the bloodD) nontonic to the blood. 

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We are asked what we call a solution with the same osmotic pressure as the blood.


hypotonic  → lower osmolarity

hypertonic → higher osmolarity

 isotonic → equal osmolarity


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A solution with the same osmotic pressure as the blood is 

A) isotonic to the blood. 

B) hypotonic to the blood. 

C) hypertonic to the blood

D) nontonic to the blood. 


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