Skip to Content

hypertonicity

Pronunciation: hi'per-to-nis'i-te

Definition: An increased effective osmotic pressure of body fluids.

Synonym(s): hypertonia

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Medical Disclaimer

Hide