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saline

1. of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing common salt
2. Med of or relating to a saline
3. of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing any chemical salt, esp a metallic salt resembling sodium chloride
4. Med an isotonic solution of sodium chloride in distilled water
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All future cases labelled 'Bleeding and Salines' and 'Salines Only' incorporated the saline mixture (with other treatments).
5 ounces of saline has been dripping into an individual's forehead for about two hours, a finger is pressed into the large welt, giving it the appearance of a bagel or doughnut.
70,173 hectares of saline and salt affected lands in Sargodha, Jhang and Hafizabad districts in Northern Punjab were reclaimed under Bio-saline II Project.
Most previous experiments to study effect of salinity stress on germination of different plant use artificial saline water with NaCl and Ca[Cl.
The charges relate to the alleged tampering of saline ampoules, saline bags and medical products.
Highly saline underground waters are often the only water available to miners in inland Australia,' says Dr Aral.
The flow of saline solution through nasal passages flushes pollutants and airborne allergens and loosens and thins built-up mucus.
9% saline, unless there was a specific indication (such as hypochloraemia).
Saline instillation into the endotracheal or tracheostomy tube prior to ETS is commonly used as it is thought to help loosen mucus from the tracheal wall so that more can be removed during the suctioning procedure.
The antibacterial properties of hypertonic saline are under review.