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hy•per•ton•ic



Pronunciation: (hī"pur-ton'ik), [key]
adj.
1. Physiol.of or pertaining to hypertonia.
2. Physical Chem.noting a solution of higher osmotic pressure than another solution with which it is compared (opposed to hypotonic). Cf. isotonic (def. 1).

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