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English definition of “saline”

saline

noun [U]     /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ specialized
a liquid mixture of salt and pure water , which helps to kill bacteria or can be used to replace liquid lost from the body : a saline drip Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
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