hypertonic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hahy per to nik

  • a  (of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension
    hypertonic muscle tissue
  • a  (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution

  • Pincus used high temperature, hormone treatments and hypertonic salt solutions to fertilize the ovum, and his canny microsurgical technique got the egg well started toward .
  • They were buying tranki without prescription at any handy drugstore, and swallowing them under the nerve-racking prodding of a hypertonic advertising campaign.
  • They give hypertonic (heavy) glucose injections to patients in coma or shock.
News & Articles

  • Young scientists share love of learning
    SHIRLEY -- The 79 science projects displayed last week at the Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School Science Fair ranged from an investigation of the solubility of polystyrene in an organic solvent, to which potato chip is the least greasy, to the discovery that a hypertonic solution will cause plasmolysis -- the loss of water from cells -- in celery.
    March 22, 2014 - Shirley Oracle

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