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Related to isosmotic: isosmotic solution
Of or exhibiting equal osmotic pressure.
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(Physiology) another word for isotonic3
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i•so•ton•ic(ˌaɪ səˈtɒn ɪk)
1. of or pertaining to solutions with equal osmotic pressure.
a. of or pertaining to a muscular contraction in which the muscle shortens while tension increases, as in continuous lifting.
b. of or pertaining to a solution containing the same salt concentration as mammalian blood.
i`so•to•nic′i•ty (-təˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
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