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Definition of Isotonic

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of a solution which has the same osmotic pressure as another (Chemistry, Physiology); having equal tones (Music)
Isotonic Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Having or indicating, equal tones, or tension.
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\i`so*ton"ic\ (?), a. [iso- + tonic.] having or indicating, equal tones, or tension.
system (mus.), a system consisting of intervals, in which each concord is alike tempered, and in which there are twelve equal semitones.

  similar words(3) 

 isotonic system 
 isotonic solution 
 isotonic exercise 
WordNet 2.0

1. (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
(synonym) isosmotic
(antonym) hypertonic
2. relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale; "isotonic tuning"
(pertainym) tone, whole tone, step, whole step
3. of or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes
(antonym) isometric
(classification) physiology
4. of two or more muscles; having equal tension
(similar) tense
(classification) physiology
Isotonic Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Marine Biology
Having the same overall concentration of dissolved substances as a given reference solution
General Chemistry Glossary
Refers to solutions that have equal osmotic pressure .
Isotonic Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The term isotonic may refer to;
  • Isotonic (exercise physiology), a type of muscle contraction
  • Isotonic regression, a type of numerical analysis
  • Isotonic, one of three types of tonicity that characterize a solution's concentration
  • A sports drink that contains similar concentrations of salt and sugar to the human body

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Isotonic Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Bodybuilding Jargon
a type of exercise involving muscle action in which there is a change in length of muscle and weight, keeping tension constant, such as in working with free weights.