extracellular fluid

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Synonyms for extracellular fluid

liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid

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The ability of the kidneys to filter, reabsorb and secrete water, waste molecules and electrolytes determines the composition of both the body's extracellular fluid and the urinary filtrate.
Sodium is the main component of the body's extracellular fluids, and it helps carry nutrients into the cells.
This crystal-induced arthropathy is characterized by deposition of monosodium urate crystals in joints and tissues from supersaturated extracellular fluids.
More than 50% of the nerve is, in fact, connective tissue containing collagen, elastic fibers, and extracellular fluids.
Bivalve mollusks and other invertebrates that live near shore also weather frigid temperatures and are able to survive the presence of ice in their extracellular fluids.
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