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Related to hypertonic saline: Hypertonic solution
a saline solution that contains 1% to 23.4% sodium chloride (compared with normal saline solution at 0.9%).
hy·per·ton·ic sa·line(hī'pĕr-ton'ik sā'lēn)
Solution containing 1 to 15% w/v sodium choloride.
An aqueous solution of sodium chloride of greater than 0.85%.
See also: saline