Definición de hypertonic en inglés:

hypertonic

Saltos de línea: hyper|ton¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪpəˈtɒnɪk
 
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adjetivo

  • 1 Biology Having a higher osmotic pressure than a particular fluid, typically a body fluid or intracellular fluid.
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    • Vasopressin continued to act in patients excreting isotonic or hypertonic urine, so hypotonic intake must be avoided in them.
    • In hypertonic syndromes the brain compensates by increasing osmoles in the brain cells.
    • Neurologically they are hypertonic and may have frequent episodes of apnea.
  • 2 Physiology Of or in a state of abnormally high muscle tone.
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    • Whilst the muscles are not necessarily hypertonic in osteoporosis they are likely to have undergone fibrotic changes.
    • When the nervous system becomes involved, the muscle tendon bundles remain hypertonic and pain reflexes in the area are activated.

Derivativos

hypertonia

Pronunciación: /-ˈtəʊnɪə/
sustantivo
sense 2.
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  • The springs in this territory are also of a great help in curing cardiovascular diseases like hypertonia.
  • Massive overdose can bring about ginseng abuse syndrome, which is characterized by hypertension, insomnia, hypertonia, and edema.
  • If the patient survives the initial episode, the disorder leads to severe mental and motor retardation, growth failure, hypertonia and seizures.

hypertonicity

Pronunciación: /-təˈnɪsɪti/
sustantivo
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  • The hypertonicity of the radiopaque agent draws fluid into the bowel to facilitate passage and expulsion of the tenacious meconium.
  • Infant colic is characterized by excessive and inconsolable crying, hypertonicity, and wakefulness, mainly in the evening.
  • This vicious cycle forces the fissure open and prevents healing, which in turn exacerbates the sphincter hypertonicity.

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