hypotonic definition

  • adjective:
    • Pathology Having significantly less than normal tone or tension, as of muscles or arteries.
    • Chemistry obtaining the lower osmotic pressure of two fluids.
    • Having a reduced osmotic stress than another.
    • Showing under regular stress into the muscles or muscles.
    • (of a solution) having a lowered osmotic stress than an evaluation option
    • (of residing tissue) lacking typical tone or tension
  • others:
    • Less than isotonic; especially, noting an answer of salt when it contains a lot less than a second solution with which it really is contrasted: applied in this sense to the blood-serum. Also hypisotonic.
    • decreasing stress or tone in part or in the body in general.

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