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hypertonic


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypertonic 
  adj  1:  (of  living  tissue)  in  a  state  of  abnormally  high  tension; 
  "hypertonic  muscle  tissue"  [ant:  {hypotonic}] 
  2:  of  a  solution;  having  a  higher  osmotic  pressure  than  a 
  comparison  solution  [ant:  {hypotonic},  {isotonic}] 




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