1. SYN: hypertonia. 2. An increased effective osmotic pressure of body fluids.

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hy·per·to·nic·i·ty -tə-'nis-ət-ē n, pl -ties the quality or state of being hypertonic

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hy·per·to·nic·i·ty (hi″pər-to-nisґĭ-te) the state or quality of being hypertonic.

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