Tonicity meaning

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Normal firmness or functional readiness in body tissues or organs.
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The sustained partial contraction of resting or relaxed muscles.
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The quality or condition of having good or normal muscular tone.
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Normal firmness or functional readiness in body tissues or organs.
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The sustained partial contraction of resting or relaxed muscles.
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(medicine) The normal presence of tone or tension in a muscle or organ; tonus.
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(sciences) The ability of a solution to exert an osmotic pressure upon a membrane.
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