Definitions for hypotonicity-toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti
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hy•po•ton•icˌhaɪ pəˈtɒn ɪk(adj.)
having less than the normal tone, as a muscle.
of or designating a solution of lower osmotic pressure than another.
Origin of hypotonic:
hy`po•to•nic′i•ty-toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti(n.)
(of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a lower osmotic pressure than some other
hypotonia, hypotonus, hypotonicity(noun)
(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
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