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Hypertonicity

Definition noun The state of being hypertonic, i.e. having a greater degree of tone or tension Supplement In biology,... Read More

Hypertonic

Definition adjective (1) Having a greater degree of tone, tension or tonicity (2) Having a greater osmotic pressure in a... Read More

Tonicity

Definition noun (1) A property of a solution that depends on the osmotic force exerted across the membrane as influenced by... Read More

Isotonicity

Definition noun The state of being isotonic, or having equal tension or tonicity Supplement In biology, tonicity pertains to... Read More

Hypotonicity

Definition noun The state of being hypotonic, i.e. having lesser degree of tone or tension Supplement In biology, tonicity... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Vasopressin

Definition noun, plural: vasopressins An antidiuretic peptide hormone produced by the magnocellular and the parvocellular... Read More

Argipressin

Definition noun, plural: argipressins A vasopressin that has an amino acid sequence:... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More