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hypertonic

[‚hī·pər′tän·ik]
(physiology)
Excessive or above normal in tone or tension, as a muscle.
Having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution or of any other solution taken as a standard.
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This is classified into hypotonic, hypertonic or isotonic dehydration.
We report here the results of a small, blind comparison of Sinus Cleanser with plain, buffered 2% hypertonic saline solution, administered according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Distilled water and a 20% sucrose solution (dissolve 20 g of sucrose in 100 mL of distilled water) provide the hypotonic and hypertonic solutions, respectively.
An intraruminal infusion of hypertonic solution and insertion of a balloon in the RIHS-IB treatment were carried out in order to reproduce the effects of changing salt content and ruminal distension due to feed entering the rumen.
Hypertonic saline or 50% dextrose may be useful for the treatment of dialysis-associated cramps occurring near the end of dialysis.
Hypertonic drinks are usually consumed before exercise to help stock stores of energy, whereas isotonic drinks help to maintain fluid levels and provide energy during exercise.
Hypertonic saline dextran (HSD) and intraosseous vascular access for the treatment of hemorrhagic hypotension in the far-forward combat arena.
Overeating can cause diabetes, stroke, hypertonic diseases, oncology and other atrocious diseases.
Megan, nine, from Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, has cerebral palsy, specifically hypertonic quadriplegia, which means that her whole body is affected and she needs a wheelchair.
the cyst was excised and the cavity flushed with hypertonic saline.
High school students explained the torturous procedure in which an unborn child is poisoned and burned to death in the womb when a strong hypertonic saline (salt) solution is used to replace the nourishing amniotic fluid.