hypertonicity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1886 the condition of being hypertonic; especially hypertonia

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  • hypertonicity — hipertonija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Arterinio kraujospūdžio padidėjimas. kilmė gr. hyper – virš, ant + tonos – įtempimas atitikmenys: angl. hypertonicity vok. Hypertonie, f rus. гипертония …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • hypertonicity — See hypertonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypertonicity — noun The condition of being hypertonic …   Wiktionary

  • hypertonicity — 1. SYN: hypertonia. 2. An increased effective osmotic pressure of body fluids. * * * hy·per·to·nic·i·ty tə nis ət ē n, pl ties the quality or state of being hypertonic * * * see hypertonia * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • hypertonicity — n. condition which results in excessive muscular tone or tension …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypertonicity — hy·per·tonicity …   English syllables

  • hypertonicity — hypertonia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hypertonicity — noun 1. (of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a higher osmotic pressure than some other • Ant: ↑hypotonicity • Hypernyms: ↑osmotic pressure 2. (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic • Syn: ↑hypertonia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Гипертония (Hypertonia, Hypertonicity) — аномально высокий мышечный тонус. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • hypertonic — hypertonicity /huy peuhr toh nis i tee/, n. /huy peuhr ton ik/, adj. 1. Physiol. of or pertaining to hypertonia. 2. Physical Chem. noting a solution of higher osmotic pressure than another solution with which it is compared (opposed to hypotonic) …   Universalium

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