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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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A top tip is to replace lost fluids with an isotonic solution, one which contains the same salt concentrations as body fluids.
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Microgyn's lead product, the continuous-flow Isotonic Solution System (CISS), is designed to permit the use of isotonic, or physiologic, fluids during hysteroscopic procedures.
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