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Saline solution

Definition noun, plural: saline solutions A salty solution prepared by dissolving sodium chloride (table salt, NaCl) by... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... 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

Aqueous solution

Definition noun, plural: aqueous solutions A solution wherein water is the dissolving medium or solvent Supplement Solution,... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In general context, turgidity... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Hypersaline

Hypersaline Marked by increased salt in a saline... Read More

Methyl aldehyde

methyl aldehyde --> formaldehyde (Science: chemical) Commonly used fixative and antibacterial agent. As a fixative it is... Read More