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

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Physiological saline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physiological%20saline. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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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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