Definitions for hypertonicˌhaɪ pərˈtɒn ɪk

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  1. hypertonic(adj)

    (of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension

    "hypertonic muscle tissue"

  2. hypertonic(adj)

    (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution

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  1. hypertonic(Adjective)

    having a greater osmotic pressure than another

  2. hypertonic(Adjective)

    having a very high muscular tension; spastic

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