2. Noun. The extent to which something is isotonic ¹
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Definition of Isotonicity
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Medical Definition of Isotonicity
1. 1. The quality of possessing and maintaining a uniform tone or tension. 2. The property of a solution in being isotonic. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Isotonicity
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1. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"(G) isotonicity and Resistance of the Red Cells. Normally, the relations of the cellular to the fluid portions of the blood are such that the hemoglobin and ..."
2. Experimental Pharmacology: A Laboratory Guide for the Study of the by Charles Wilson Greene (1909)
"Artificial solutions imitate lymph in its isotonicity—its physical character, and in its composition—its chemical character. Sodium chloride in 0.6 percent ..."
3. Infection and Resistance: An Exposition of the Biological Phenomena by Hans Zinsser (1918)
"That the addition of salts of various kinds in quantities greater than isotonicity (or more than the equivalent of 0.85=0.9 per cent. ..."
4. Collected Studies on Immunity by Paul Ehrlich (1906)
"... 13 15 10 No Decrease No Decrease r» 'u '». 'io "o f» 1 isotonicity FIG. 2.—" Poison isotonicity spectrum" of water according to Ehrlich. this principle? ..."
5. A Text-book of Pathology by Alfred Stengel (1906)
"Alterations of isotonicity.—All forms of cells have certain osmotic relations, ... In normal blood the isotonicity of the red corpuscle is generally 0.46 to ..."