[exercise physiology] In an isotonic contraction, tension remains unchanged and the muscle`s length changes. Lifting an object at a constant speed is an example of isotonic contractions. A near isotonic contraction is known as Auxotonic contraction. There are two types of isotonic contractio...
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Having the same overall concentration of dissolved substances as a given reference solution
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[adj] - relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale 2. [adj] - (physiology) of two or more muscles 3. [adj] - used of solutions
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Denoting a liquid exerting the same osmotic pressure or chemical potential of water (water potential) as another liquid with which it is being compared.
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isotonic solution. Refers to solutions that have equal osmotic pressure.
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Having the same salinity as body fluids.
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Having the same osmotic pressure.
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Of a fluid, having a concentration that will not cause osmotic volume changes of cells immersed in it. Note that an isotonic solution is not necessarily isosmotic. See hypotonic, hypertonic.
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I`so·ton'ic adjective [ Iso- + tonic .] Having or indicating, equal tones, or tension. Isotonic system (Mus.) , a system consisting of intervals, in which each concord is alike tempered, and in which there are twelve eq...
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<physiology> A biological term denoting a solution in which body cells can be bathed without a net flow of water across the semipermeable cell membrane. Also, denoting a solution having the same tonicity as some other solution with which it is compared, such as physiologic salt solution and th...
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