Saline

Definition of Saline

Sal´ine
a.1.Consisting of salt, or containing salt; as, saline particles; saline substances; a saline cathartic.
2.Of the quality of salt; salty; as, a saline taste.
n.1.A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
1.(Chem.) A crude potash obtained from beet-root residues and other similar sources.
2.(Med. Chem.) A metallic salt; esp., a salt of potassium, sodium, lithium, or magnesium, used in medicine.

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