hypotonic


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hy·po·ton·ic

 (hī′pō-tŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Having less than normal tone or tension, as of muscles or arteries.
2. Chemistry Having the lower osmotic pressure of two solutions.

hy′po·to·nic′i·ty (-tə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

hypotonic

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɒnɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) (of muscles) lacking normal tone or tension
2. (Chemistry) (of a solution) having a lower osmotic pressure than that of a specified, generally physiological, solution. Compare hypertonic, isotonic
hypotonicity n

hy•po•ton•ic

(ˌhaɪ pəˈtɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. having less than the normal tone, as a muscle.
2. of or designating a solution of lower osmotic pressure than another.
[1890–95]
hy`po•to•nic′i•ty (-toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hypotonic - (of living tissue) lacking normal tone or tension
hypertonic - (of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension; "hypertonic muscle tissue"
2.hypotonic - (of a solution) having a lower osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
hypertonic - (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
isosmotic, isotonic - (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
Translations
hypotonický
hypotonique

hy·po·ton·ic

a. hipotónico-a.
1. rel. a la deficiencia en tonicidad muscular;
2. de presión osmótica más baja en comparación con otros elementos.
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He was also hypotonic, with diminished muscle tone in the axial muscles, unable to lift head against gravity.
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Defined as a serum sodium concentration <135 mmol/L within 24 hours of prolonged physical activity, it is believed to be caused by an interplay between excessive fluid intake (especially hypotonic fluids such as clear water) and reduced water excretion under the influence of antidiuretic hormone due to the physical stress imposed by exercise.
Since 11-months old, when the child was diagnosed with hypotonic cerebral palsy (CP), recurrent episodes of hospitalizations due to bronchiolitis and bronchopneumonia have occurred.
However, recent studies have demonstrated that the tonicity of the enteral rehydration solution affects the level of water and electrolyte absorption, with hypotonic solutions resulting in better water absorption than isotonic solutions in children (RAUTANEN et al.
Low-set ear and weak hypotonic and newborn refexes were detected in the physical examination.
Numerous studies have been published evaluating the vocal effects of hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic steam delivered via a nebulizer to healthy, nonsingers.
Other methods to improve corneal penetration are chemical disruption using BAK or tetracaine, use of hypotonic riboflavin without dextran, and slight increase in hypotonic riboflavin concentration from 0.
We further monitored cell size (diameter) changes in HT-29 cell line exposed to isotonic or hypotonic conditions, which was recorded every 20 min, over the course of 80 min.
Place and Duration of Study: Electro-diagnostic department of Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM), Rawalpindi from July 2011 to July 2013 Material and Methods: Through non-probability convenience sampling patients of both genders referred to electro diagnostic department of Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation medicine for the electro diagnostic evaluation of hypotonic children were included.