[sey-leen, -lahyn] /ˈseɪ lin, -laɪn/
of, containing, or resembling common table salt; salty or saltlike:
a saline solution.
of or relating to a chemical salt, especially of sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc., as used as a cathartic.
of or relating to a method of abortion involving injection of hypertonic saline solution into the amniotic cavity during the second trimester.
a sterile solution of sodium chloride used to dilute medications or for intravenous therapy.
salty water; a salty solution.
of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing common salt: a saline taste
(med) of or relating to a saline
of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing any chemical salt, esp a metallic salt resembling sodium chloride
(med) an isotonic solution of sodium chloride in distilled water
“made of salt,” c.1500, probably from a Latin word related to salinum “salt cellar” and salinae “salt pits,” from sal (genitive salis) “salt” (see salt (n.)). Also in Middle English as a noun meaning “salt pit” (13c.). Saline solution attested from 1833.
saline sa·line (sā’lēn’, -līn’)
Of or containing salt.
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