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(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
(of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a higher osmotic pressure than some other
(of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a lower osmotic pressure than some other
(physical chemistry) the pressure exerted by a solution necessary to prevent osmosis into that solution when it is separated from the pure solvent by a semipermeable membrane
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