Definition of hypotonicity in English:



  • See hypotonic

    • ‘In conditions of hypotonicity, ADH is normally suppressed, and a dilute urine is excreted.’
    • ‘With this knowledge, the effects of hypotonicity were assessed by comparing the responses of an isotonic to a hypotonic solution.’
    • ‘Symptoms are related to the plasma hypotonicity that is secondary to water retention.’
    • ‘Hyponatremia is most commonly associated with states of hypotonicity; however, it can also occur in states of normal or high osmolarity.’
    • ‘We investigated the effects of hyper- and hypotonicity on ion transport processes.’