HyperDic: hypertonic

English > 2 senses of the word hypertonic:
ADJECTIVEallhypertonic(of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension
allhypertonic(of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
hypertonic > pronunciation
Soundshhay.pertaa'nihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > hypertonic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension.
Example"hypertonic muscle tissue"
Oppositehypotonic(of living tissue) lacking normal tone or tension
Spanishhipertónico
Nounshypertonia, hypertonus(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
English > hypertonic: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution.
Oppositehypotonic(of a solution) having a lower osmotic pressure than a comparison solution
isotonic, isosmotic(used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
Spanishhipertónico

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