Definition of Saline solution

1. Noun. An isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water.

Exact synonyms: Saline
Generic synonyms: Isosmotic Solution, Isotonic Solution
Derivative terms: Salinate



Definition of Saline solution

1. Noun. A solution composed of sodium chloride (NaCl) and water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Saline solution

1. A solution of any salt. Synonym: salt solution. Specifically, an isotonic sodium chloride solution.; 0.85 to 0.9/100 ml water. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saline Solution

salimetries
salimetry
salina period
salinas
salinate
salinated
salinates
salinating
salination
salinations
saline
saline agglutinin
saline conditions
saline evaporite
saline evaporites
saline solution (current term)
saline water
salinely
salineness
salines
saliniferous
salinification
saliniform
saliniketal
salinise
salinised
salinises
salinising
salinities
salinity

Literary usage of Saline solution

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"It was very different with injections of f to 1 litre of physiological saline solution containing 6 to 8 drops of adrenalin. This was particularly true of ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"... Serum Type I plus 10 cc. of normal saline solution. 9.15 pm Still sick but not so toxic. Blood culture: 0.5 cc. in broth, ..."

3. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"The washed gonococci were suspended in normal saline solution (unheated). Eight strains of gonococci were grown on serum agar for 4 days at 38 C. and ..."

4. Obstetrics for nurses by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1906)
"Rectal Irrigation of saline solution is much used in the treatment of puerperal sepsis. ... The hot water bag keeps the saline solution warm. ..."

5. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"While the saline solution is supposed to be freshly prepared at the time of use, it is necessary in hospital practice to have it constantly on hand, ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"Added to the saline solution, with potassium chloride, they make a good artificial ... Sodium bicarbonate added to saline solution prolongs slightly better ..."

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