HyperDic: isotonic

English > 4 senses of the word isotonic:
ADJECTIVEallisotonic, isosmotic(used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
pertisotonicrelating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale
allisotonicof or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes
allisotonicof two or more muscles
isotonic > pronunciation
Soundsay.sahtaa'nihk
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English > isotonic: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure.
Synonymisosmotic
Oppositehypertonic(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
Spanishisotónico
Catalanisotònic
English > isotonic: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale.
Example"isotonic tuning"
Nounstonea musical interval of two semitones
English > isotonic: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes.
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
OppositeisometricOf or involving muscular contraction in which tension increases while length remains constant
English > isotonic: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf two or more muscles; having equal tension.
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Spanishisotónico

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