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salinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ us   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ specialized
a liquid mixture of salt and pure water, used to kill bacteria or to replace liquid lost from the body: a saline drip

salineadjective

uk   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ us   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ specialized
(Definition of saline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"saline" in American English

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salineadjective

us   /ˈseɪ·lin, -lɑɪn/ medical
containing or consisting of salt: a saline solution
(Definition of saline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “saline”
in Spanish Salina…
in Vietnamese có muối…
in Malaysian masin…
in Thai ประกอบด้วยเกลือ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生理盐水…
in Turkish tuzlu, tuz içeren…
in Russian соляной, солевой…
in Indonesian mengandung garam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生理食鹽水…
in Polish solny…
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“saline” in British English

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