hypotonic


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hypotonic

[¦hī·pə′tän·ik]
(physiology)
Pertaining to subnormal muscle strength or tension.
Referring to a solution with a lower osmotic pressure than physiological saline.
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Treat hypotension or shock with fluid resuscitation, but avoid hypotonic fluids, especially if the serum sodium level is unknown.
In contrast 13% of the floppy children in a three hypotonic series were found to be of unknown etiology4.
T24 and TCCSUP cells demonstrated limited hypotonic swelling with few cell ruptures within 10 minutes.
Maxim Hypotonic Sports Drink contains the ingredients the body needs to maintain fluid balance, glycogen stores and sustained energy levels for training and racing for endurance sports.
Crystalloids have different tonicities and are categorized as isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic types.
In the samples incubated with calcium chloride, the use of the relative membrane reserve in the cell hypotonic medium has decreased by 35% (p<0.
Although brisk reflexes and cranial nerve examination were normal on admission, he was lethargic, generally hypotonic, lacking smiling and failing to follow objects visually.
50 Zero-added sugar hypotonic drinks with sweeteners and minerals.
A hypotonic solution is more dilute--cells placed in this solution will take on water and swell.
The spring is a source of an exceptionally pure, light, fresh and hypotonic water, with a mineral content that promotes cell exchange, or the natural elimination of toxins.
There are different types of cerebral palsy based on symptoms - spastic, hypotonic, choreoathetoid, and mixed types.