Meaning of isotonic
Pronunciation: (ī"su-ton'ik), [key]
- noting or pertaining to solutions characterized by equal osmotic pressure. Cf. hypertonic (def. 2),(def. 2).
- noting or pertaining to a solution containing the same salt concentration as mammalian blood.
- noting or pertaining to a muscular contraction in which constant tension continues while the length of the muscle decreases, as during mechanical work.
- of or characterized by equal tones.
- isotonic (Thesaurus)