Definition of osmoregulatory in English:

osmoregulatory

adjective

Biology
  • See osmoregulation

    • ‘Green glands in the second antennae serve an osmoregulatory and excretory function.’
    • ‘The osmoregulatory actions of growth hormone and prolactin are antagonistic.’
    • ‘Natriuretic peptides are a group of hormones playing important roles in cardiovascular and osmoregulatory systems in vertebrates.’
    • ‘The second topic of this paper is an analysis of how nectar-feeding birds cope with the osmoregulatory challenges of a watery diet.’
    • ‘This hypothesis is the central issue discussed in the present review, along with the ontogeny of osmoregulatory mechanisms during the embryonic life.’