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hypotonic  (ˌhaɪpəˈtɒnɪk

Definitions

adjective

  1. (of muscles) lacking normal tone or tension
  2. (of a solution) having a lower osmotic pressure than that of a specified, generally physiological, solution Compare hypertonic, isotonic

Derived Forms

hypotonicity  (ˌhaɪpətəˈnɪsɪtɪ   noun

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