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Definition of "hypotonic" []

  • Pathology Having less than normal tone or tension, as of muscles or arteries. (adjective)
  • Chemistry Having the lower osmotic pressure of two fluids. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hypotonic" in a sentence
  • "'' hypotonic '' esophageal motility disorder was ruled out because they had normal esophageal body amplitude pressure and peristalsis."
  • ""A subset of ASD that might be usefully studied is the intersection of ASD cases with (medically recognized) adverse events following immunization, such as fever, febrile seizure, or hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode," the vaccine committee wrote in its report to HHS."
  • "Another autism subpopulation that should be included in vaccine studies is what the NVAC called "the intersection of ASD cases with (clearly defined vaccine outcomes) such as fever, febrile seizure, or hypotonic-hypo-responsive episode (HHE).""
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