Definitions and translations for "isotonic"

Definition of isotonic

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Adjective
1. Having the same osmotic pressure
2. Having the same concentration of solutes as human blood.
Use an isotonic saline solution in your neti pot to prevent irritation of your nasal passages.
3. Having equal tension
4. Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle changes. Antonym is isometric. Isotonic movements are either concentric (working muscle shortens) or eccentric (working muscle lengthens). See also Wikipedia:Isotonic (exercise physiology)
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English - English - isotonic

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adj. of a solution which has the same osmotic pressure as another (Chemistry, Physiology); having equal tones (Music)

English - Spanish - isotonic

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adj. isotónico, que tiene la misma presión osmótica (en química y en psicología)

English - French - isotonic

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adj. isotonique (chimie -t physiologie)

English - German - isotonic

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adj. isotonisch, gleichen osmotischen Drucks (in der physiologischen Chemie)

English - Italian - isotonic

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agg. isotonico, pari alla pressione isotonica (nella chimica e nella fisiologia)

English - Portuguese - isotonic

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adj. isotônico, que vale pressão osmótica (na química e na física)

English - Russian - isotonic

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изоосмотический; изотонический

English - Turkish - isotonic

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osmotik basinçlari esit olan

English - Dutch - isotonic

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bn. isotonisch, overeenkomende met atoomdruk (in chemie en fysiologie)

English - Chinese - isotonic

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(形) 等渗压的; 等张的

English - Chinese - isotonic

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(形) 等滲壓的; 等張的

English - Japanese - isotonic

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(形) 等浸透圧の(化学, 生理学); 等音の(音楽); 等張の

English - Korean - isotonic

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형. (물리, 화학) 삼투압이 같은, 등장의; 같은 음조의 (음악)
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