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hy·per·ton·ic

 (hī′pər-tŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Physiology Having extreme muscular or arterial tension.
2. Chemistry Having the higher osmotic pressure of two solutions.

hy′per·to·nic′i·ty (-tə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

hypertonic

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɒnɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) (esp of muscles) being in a state of abnormally high tension
2. (Chemistry) (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than that of a specified, generally physiological, solution. Compare hypotonic, isotonic
hypertonicity n

hy•per•ton•ic

(ˌhaɪ pərˈtɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or affected with hypertonia.
2. of or designating a solution of higher osmotic pressure than another (opposed to hypotonic).
[1850–55]
hy`per•to•nic′i•ty (-toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hypertonic - (of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension; "hypertonic muscle tissue"
hypotonic - (of living tissue) lacking normal tone or tension
2.hypertonic - (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
hypotonic - (of a solution) having a lower osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
isosmotic, isotonic - (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
Translations
hypertonický
hypertonique

hy·per·ton·ic

a. hipertónica-a, rel. a, o caracterizado por aumento de tonicidad o tensión.
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We have the choice of isotonic or hypertonic drinks.
RescueFlow, recently approved hypertonic colloid, was specifically designed for safe and effective small volume resuscitation in trauma and haemorrhagic shock.
Hyperesthesia was also frequently seen in the external urethral sphincter along with a hypertonic sphincter and detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia.
Hypergel[R] (20% hypertonic saline gel) assists in the autolytic debridement of necrotic wounds, while Mesalt[R] (sterile sodium chloride impregnated dressing) is used for cleaning infected and discharging wounds.
A more recent investigation of the response of plasma AVP to hypertonic saline infusion failed to detect a difference between young and old groups [8].
Today, the substances most commonly used in the United States are hypertonic saline or Sotradecol (sodium tetradecyl sulfate).
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MADRID -- Giving nebulized hypertonic saline (NHS) to infants who present to pediatric emergency departments with a first episode of moderate to severe acute bronchiolitis did not reduce their hospitalization rate in the randomized, multicenter, double-blind GUERANDE trial.
Their son, James, has hypertonic cerebral palsy, and has grown into a happy young man despite an initially disappointing prognosis.
Group C (control): Only blood, Group M (mannitol): 7% vol 20% mannitol concentration in the blood, Group hypertonic saline (HS): 7% vol 3% hypertonic saline (NaCl) in the blood, Group M/H (mannitol and hydroxyethyl starch solutions [HES]): 6% vol 20% mannitol concentration and 8% vol HES in the blood and Group HS/H (hypertonic saline and HES): 6% vol 3% hypertonic saline concentration and 8% vol HES in the blood.
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Giving nebulized hypertonic saline (NHS) to infants who present to pediatric emergency departments with a first episode of moderate to severe acute bronchiolitis did not reduce their hospitalization rate in the randomized, multicenter, double-blind GUERANDE trial.