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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a solution) Having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution; (of living tissue) In a state of abnormally high tension.

Usage examples (38)
  • hypertonic muscle tissue
  • - Do not administer hypertonic solutions IM or SC.
  • POTASSIUM Chloride 10% hypertonic solution in AMPOULE
  • SODIUM Chloride = NaCl hypertonic solution in AMPOULE for more
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