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1. tonicity

noun. the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli.

Synonyms

  • hypotonicity
  • tenseness
  • myotonia
  • hypertonia
  • hypotonia
  • tension
  • hypotonus
  • catatonia
  • muscular tonus
  • tone
  • hypertonus
  • tonus
  • tautness
  • tensity
  • hypertonicity

Antonyms

  • hypertonia
  • hypotonia
  • atonicity
  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus
  • hypertonicity

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1. Noun, singular or mass
It is often useful in biology to want to compare the tonicity of different solutions, in part to determine the direction of osmotic influence, if any.

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