1. Having equal weights or pressures. 2. With respect to solutions, having the same density as the diluent or medium; e.g., in spinal anesthesia, an i. solution has the same specific gravity as has spinal fluid.

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iso·bar·ic .ī-sə-'bär-ik, -'bar- adj
1) of or relating to an isobar
2) having the same specific gravity as cerebrospinal fluid <\isobaric anesthesia for spinal injection>

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iso·bar·ic (i″so-barґik) [iso- + bar- + -ic] 1. having equal or constant pressure or weight across space or time; see also under solution. 2. pertaining to an isobar or isobars.

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