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physiological saline

noun

Definition of PHYSIOLOGICAL SALINE

:  a solution of a salt or salts that is essentially isotonic with tissue fluids or blood

First Known Use of PHYSIOLOGICAL SALINE

1896
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physiological saline

noun

Medical Definition of PHYSIOLOGICAL SALINE

:  a solution of a salt or salts that is essentially isotonic with tissue fluids or blood; especially :  an approximately 0.9 percent solution of sodium chloride—called also normal saline solution, normal salt solution, physiological saline solution, physiological salt solution

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