salinity

noun

sa·​lin·​i·​ty sā-ˈlin-ət-ē, sə- How to pronounce salinity (audio)
plural salinities
1
: the quality or state of being saline
2
: a concentration (as in a solution) of salt

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“Salinity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/salinity. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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