[ hahy-per-ton-ik ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈtɒn ɪk /
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypertonichy·per·to·nic·i·ty [hahy-per-toh-nis-i-tee], /ˌhaɪ pər toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hypertonic
/ (ˌhaɪpəˈtɒnɪk) /
Derived forms of hypertonichypertonicity (ˌhaɪpətəʊˈnɪsɪtɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for hypertonic
[ hī′pər-tŏn′ĭk ]
Having extreme muscular or arterial tension; spastic.
Having the higher osmotic pressure of two solutions.
Other words from hypertonichy′per•to•nic′i•ty (-tə-nĭs′ĭ-tē, -tō-) n.
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