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What is an isotonic solution?


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Answered 2014-12-12 06:13:31

An isotonic solution is one which neither absorbs nor diffuses the water molecules, when brought in contact with living cells.

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Answered 2016-07-30 10:27:04

An isotonic solution has the same osmole concentration as the solute in a cell.
A typical example is the normal saline solution: 9 g sodium chloride/1 L water.

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what is an isotonic solution



Yes, this is an isotonic solution.



An isotonic solution refers to a solution which has the same solute concentration as another solution. A microscopic field containing an isotonic bathing solution is called an isotonic field.


NaCl 0.9% solution is an isotonic solution, compared to human blood.


They remain unchanged in an isotonic solution.



In order to understand what an isotonic solution is used for you must first understand each word. The word "isotonic" simply means "of equal tension". The word "solution" means "a mixture of two or more substances". Therefore and isotonic solution is a balanced mixture. The most common isotonic solution is a saline solution.


It is not true that an object will swell in an isotonic solution because there is no different concentration gradient between the object and the isotonic solution


as 9.25 % sucrose is isotonic then 270 mM is isotonic.


Water moves towards a solution of greater concentration. If the solution is isotonic there will be no net movement.


Yes, this is an isotonic solution.


Isotonic solution is very close to sea water in composition and also concentration. Glucose isotonic solution is an electrolyte solution used for re-hydration. It contains salt, water and glucose.


Isotonic solution is a solution in which the concentration of solutes is essentially equal to that of cytosol of the cell placed in that solution. There is no net osmotic pressure on a membrane placed between 2 isotonic solutions.


It depends on the solution.


No,5percent glucose is an isotonic solution. 0.9 percent is for NaCl.


When you put a cell in isotonic solution I believe that nothing happens


Cells in an isotonic solution will stop moving. This will stop movement in water.


The loss of isotonic solution leads to either swelling or shrinking of cells.


yes."Lactated Ringer's solution is a solution that is isotonic with blood and intended for intravenous administration."--Wikipedia.


Normal saline is an example of an isotonic fluid. It contains 0.9% salt in water.An isotonic solution is a solution that contains the same concentration of solutes (dissolved particles) as blood. Isotonic saline is an example. Isotonic saline is a solution with the same concentration of salts as human blood.


Isotonic means it has a 0.9% saline concentration.


normal saline solution (0.9% Nacl) is the best ex for isotonic solution


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