hypertonic

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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.