Meaning of SALINE in English

SALINE

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

solution

Other doctors were putting compresses of saline solution on the worst burns.

The mucosal surface was rinsed with ice cold isotonic saline solution .

Saab claim that 78 degrees centigrade of heat can be stored in a saline solution for up to three days.

Again he had injected a saline solution into the Doctor's blood vessels.

Alternatively, by conditioning in a physiologically isotonic saline solution , it can remain at a constant size.

A saline solution is handy as a useful eye-bath or anti-septic gargle.

water

It excludes water that will not drain from small pore spaces, saline water, and water in deep confined aquifers.

A layer of photosynthetic bacteria lives permanently on the boundary between brackish and highly saline water .

Environmentalists claim the highly saline water discharged from desalination plants could harm marine life.

Beneath lies a mass of slightly warmer, more saline water some 600 m deep.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It excludes water that will not drain from small pore spaces, saline water, and water in deep confined aquifers.

Mucosal resistance was similar in the three groups when the acid challenge was given after saline pretreatment.

No patient received forced saline diuresis.

Other doctors were putting compresses of saline solution on the worst burns.

The man with the bright eyes needed a saline drip.

This must be corrected first, using a normal saline infusion.

II. noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A useful treatment method is the potent loop diuretic, furosemide, along with the hypertonic saline .

By design, the solute concentration of isotonic saline is the same as that in usual intracellular and extracellular fluid.

Fluid losses should be replaced with normal saline .

This is the same amount of solute contained in the 3 L normal saline given in the last example.

Volume deficits should be restored by administration of normal saline .

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