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noun Pharmacology.
an aqueous solution of 0.9 percent sodium chloride, isotonic with the blood and tissue fluid, used in medicine chiefly for bathing tissue and, in sterile form, as a solvent for drugs that are to be administered parenterally to replace body fluids.
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Also called normal saline solution, physiological salt solution, physiological sodium chloride solution.

Origin of isotonic sodium chloride solution

First recorded in 1965–70

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