
Definition of Isotonic
1. Adjective. (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure.
2. Adjective. Relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale. "Isotonic tuning"
3. Adjective. Of or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes.
4. Adjective. Of two or more muscles; having equal tension.
Definition of Isotonic
1. a. Having or indicating, equal tones, or tension.
Definition of Isotonic
1. Adjective. (context: of two solutions) having the same osmotic pressure ¹
2. Adjective. (context: of a medical solution) Having the same concentration of solutes as human blood. ¹
3. Adjective. (context: of two muscles) having equal tension ¹
4. Adjective. (physiology) Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle changes. Antonym is isometric. Isotonic movements are either concentric (working muscle shortens) or eccentric (working muscle lengthens). See also Wikipedia:Isotonic (exercise physiology) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Isotonic
1. of equal tension [adj]
Medical Definition of Isotonic
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Literary usage of Isotonic
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1. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"The following table given by H. de Vries* illustrates an apparent relation between
the isotonic coefficient! of tions and the corresponding lowering of the ..."
2. A Textbook of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"In this sense an isotonic or isosmotic solution is one having an osmotic pressure
equal to that of serum, a hypertonic or hy »"Journal of Physiology," 24, ..."
3. L1statistical Procedures and Related Topics by Yadolah Dodge (1997)
"Statistical Procedures and Related Topics IMS Lecture Notes  Monograph Series (1997)
Volume 31 Polynomial algorithms for isotonic regression Victor Chepoi ..."
4. Practical Physiology of Plants by Francis Darwin, Edward Hamilton Acton (1909)
"From the results obtained (combined with those of experiment 148) it is possible
to calculate the isotonic coefficient (IC) of cane sugar, ..."
5. The Nature of Solution by Harry Clary Jones, Ebenezer Emmet Reed (1917)
"isotonic Coefficients. — The isosmotic solutions of a large number of different
substances were then analyzed, and their concentrations determined. ..."
6. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"Isometric and isotonic Contractions Two types of muscular contraction must be
distinguished. In the first, or isometric contraction, the ends of the muscle ..."
7. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"These numbers he terms the isotonic coefficients of the different substances.
... The isotonic coefficient of one molecule of this compound has been taken ..."
8. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"The following table given by H. de Vries* illustrates an apparent relation between
the isotonic coefficient! of tions and the corresponding lowering of the ..."
9. A Textbook of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"In this sense an isotonic or isosmotic solution is one having an osmotic pressure
equal to that of serum, a hypertonic or hy »"Journal of Physiology," 24, ..."
10. L1statistical Procedures and Related Topics by Yadolah Dodge (1997)
"Statistical Procedures and Related Topics IMS Lecture Notes  Monograph Series (1997)
Volume 31 Polynomial algorithms for isotonic regression Victor Chepoi ..."
11. Practical Physiology of Plants by Francis Darwin, Edward Hamilton Acton (1909)
"From the results obtained (combined with those of experiment 148) it is possible
to calculate the isotonic coefficient (IC) of cane sugar, ..."
12. The Nature of Solution by Harry Clary Jones, Ebenezer Emmet Reed (1917)
"isotonic Coefficients. — The isosmotic solutions of a large number of different
substances were then analyzed, and their concentrations determined. ..."
13. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"Isometric and isotonic Contractions Two types of muscular contraction must be
distinguished. In the first, or isometric contraction, the ends of the muscle ..."
14. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"These numbers he terms the isotonic coefficients of the different substances.
... The isotonic coefficient of one molecule of this compound has been taken ..."