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isotonicity (ˌaɪsəʊtəʊˈnɪsɪtɪ) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (physiology) (of two or more muscles) the quality or state of having equal tension
  2. (of a drink) the quality or state of being designed to replace the fluid and salts lost from the body during strenuous exercise
  3. (of two solutions) the quality or state of having the same osmotic pressure, commonly having physiological osmotic pressure
  4. (music) the quality or state of being of, relating to, or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale

isotonic (ˌaɪsəʊˈtɒnɪk Pronunciation for isotonic

Definitions

adjective

  1. (physiology) (of two or more muscles) having equal tension
  2. (of a drink) designed to replace the fluid and salts lost from the body during strenuous exercise
  3. Also: isosmotic. (of two solutions) having the same osmotic pressure, commonly having physiological osmotic pressure Compare hypertonic, hypotonic
  4. (music) of, relating to, or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale   ⇒ isotonic tuning

Derived Forms

isotonicity (ˌaɪsəʊtəʊˈnɪsɪtɪ Pronunciation for isotonicity  noun

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