Hypertonic

Science / Chemistry / Hypertonic: Describes a solution which has higher osmotic pressure than some other solution (usually, higher osmotic pressure than cell or body fluids). Freshwater fish die if placed in seawater because the seawater is hypertonic, and causes water to leave the cells in fish's body.

Hypertonicity

Science / Psychiatry / Hypertonicity: (hi-per-to-nis-ih-te) Excessive tension of muscles. MORE

Visceral Manipulation

Health / Massage / Visceral Manipulation: Visceral manipulation enhances the normal mobility and tissue motion of the organs of the visceral system. Hypertonicity, displacement, and adhesions can all cause organs to work against each other, c MORE

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