hypotonic saline


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hy·po·ton·ic sa·line

(hī'pō-ton'ik sā'lēn)
Solution containing a lower concentration of sodium chloride than isotonic normal saline.

hypotonic saline

An aqueous solution of sodium chloride of less than 0.85%.
See also: saline
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Here we have used 0.45% hypotonic saline and 5% dextrose infusion @140ml/hr.