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Isotonic Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    isotonic adj
  1. (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure [syn: isosmotic] [ant: hypertonic, hypotonic]
  2. relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of the well-tempered scale; "isotonic tuning"
  3. of or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes [ant: isometric]
  4. of two or more muscles; having equal tension
Isotonic Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Isotonic \I`so*ton"ic\, a. [Iso- + tonic.] Having or indicating, equal tones, or tension. Isotonic system (Mus.), a system consisting of intervals, in which each concord is alike tempered, and in which there are twelve equal semitones.

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  • Isotonic: The term isotonic may refer to; Isotonic (exercise physiology) for the term associated with muscle contraction. An isotone in nuclear ...
  • Isotonic (exercise physiology): In an isotonic contraction, tension remains unchanged and the muscle's length changes. constant speed is an example of isotonic contractions. ...
  • Isotonic regression: In numerical analysis , isotonic regression (IR) involves finding a weighted least-squares fit x\in \Bbb R^n to a vector a\in \Bbb R^n ...
  • Isotonic hyponatremia: Isotonic hyponatremia is a form of hyponatremia with mOsm measured between 280 and 295. or with isotonic infusion of glucose or mannitol ...

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