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Noun: hypertonicity  ,hI-pu(r)-tow'ni-si-tee
  1. (of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a higher osmotic pressure than some other
  2. (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
    - hypertonia, hypertonus

Sounds like: hypotoni

Derived forms: hypertonicities

Type of: osmotic pressure, tone, tonicity, tonus

Antonym: hypotonicity

Encyclopedia: Hypertonicity