Hypertonic in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Hypertonic

a solution that contains more dissolved salt or electrolytes than is found in normal cells and blood

Examples of Hypertonic in a sentence

The hypertonic solution was so salty that it could be safely ingested. 🔊

A hypertonic saline solution was safer for the patient since the highly salted content is germ free. 🔊

Hypertonic fluids that have a high quantity of electrolytes can be given to patients with an electrolyte imbalance. 🔊

Drinking too much water during performance sports can lead to low sodium in the blood which can be corrected through hypertonic fluids.  🔊

Since the liquid created in the lab is high in sodium, it is considered hypertonic.  🔊

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