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isotonic

1. Physiol (of two or more muscles) having equal tension
2. (of two solutions) having the same osmotic pressure, commonly having physiological osmotic pressure
3. Music of, relating to, or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale

isotonic

[¦ī·sə¦tän·ik]
(physiology)
Having uniform tension, as the fibers of a contracted muscle.
Of a solution, having the same osmotic pressure as the fluid phase of a cell or tissue.
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The preexercise baseline BP (PRE-B) was recorded; after performing a single bout of isotonic handgrip exercise, the immediate postexercise BP and the BP at 1 h into the postexercise period were measured.
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Assuming, for any path a, its metric is defined by a metric function W(a) and the concatenation of two paths a and b is denoted by a + b, the metric function W(-) is isotonic if W(a) [less than or equal to] W(b) implies both W(a + c) [less than or equal to] W(b + c) and W(c' + a) [less than or equal to] W(c' + b), for all a, b, c, c'.
In these models, almost without exception, the three parameters of RBCs, such as the cell volume at isotonic condition, the cell surface area, and the osmotically inactive cell volume, were all assumed to be identical.
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