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OTHER WORDS FROM hypotonichy·po·to·nic·i·ty [hahy-poh-toh-nis-i-tee], /ˌhaɪ poʊ toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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In a hypotonic solution they swell up and burst, the hmoglobin dissolving in the liquid and colouring it red.
These give it an osmotic pressure which prevents the deleterious effects of a strongly hypotonic liquid.
Under the influence of such a hypotonic solution the dry cells rapidly swell up, burst, and are dissolved.
It gains weight in a hypotonic solution, the water current setting towards the point of higher concentration.
A bipolar field has a hypertonic pole or centre of concentration, and a hypotonic pole or centre of dilution.