Sentence Examples

  • Hypertonic saline solution-Fluid that contains salt in a concentration higher than that of healthy blood.
  • Spastic, hypertonic muscles can cause serious orthopedic problems, including curvature of the spine (scoliosis), hip dislocation, or contractures.
  • Electrolyte levels will be measured along with carbon dioxide and pH and serum osmolality, which may indicate hypertonic dehydration.
  • This erosion is usually treated conservatively with lubricating drops and hypertonic saline ointment for a month or more, although some patient need a debridement of the cornea or laser treatment.
  • A muscle that is tensed and contracted is hypertonic, while excessively loose muscles are hypotonic.

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