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adj iso·ton·ic \ˌī-sə-ˈtän-ik\

Medical Definition of ISOTONIC

:  of, relating to, or exhibiting equal osmotic pressure <isotonic solutions>—compare hypertonic 2, hypotonic 2
:  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—compare isometric 2
iso·ton·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
iso·to·nic·i·ty \-tō-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun, plural iso·to·nic·i·ties


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