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Noun: saline  'sey,lIn
  1. An isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
    - saline solution
Adjective: saline  'sey,lIn
  1. Containing salt
    "a saline substance "

Derived forms: salines

See also: salt, salty

Type of: isosmotic solution, isotonic solution

Encyclopedia: Saline, Michigan