adverb see isotonic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • isotonically — See isotonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • isotonically — adverb In an isotonic way …   Wiktionary

  • isotonically — adv. in an isotonic manner, with equality of osmotic pressure (Chemistry, Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isotonically — iso·ton·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • isotonically — adverb see isotonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • isotonic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1891 1. of, relating to, or being muscular contraction in the absence of significant resistance, with marked shortening of muscle fibers, and without great increase in muscle tone… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isotonicity — See isotonically. * * * …   Universalium

  • muscle spindle — n a sensory end organ in a muscle that is sensitive to stretch in the muscle, consists of small striated muscle fibers richly supplied with nerve fibers, and is enclosed in a connective tissue sheath called also stretch receptor * * * a… …   Medical dictionary

  • isotonic — [ˌʌɪsə(ʊ) tɒnɪk] adjective 1》 Physiology (of muscle action) taking place with normal contraction. 2》 Physiology having the same osmotic pressure. 3》 (of a drink) containing essential salts and minerals in the same concentration as in the body.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • isotonic — [ī΄sō tän′ik, ī΄sətän′ik] adj. [< Gr isotonos (< isos, equal + tonos, a stretching: see TONE) + IC] 1. having equal tension 2. having the same osmotic pressure; esp., designating or of a salt solution having the same osmotic pressure as… …   English World dictionary

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