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saline

 [sa´lēn, sa´līn]
salty; of the nature of a salt.
saline solution a solution of salt (sodium chloride) in purified water. See also physiologic saline solution.

sa·line

(sā'lēn, -līn),
1. Relating to, of the nature of, or containing salt; salty.
2. A salt solution, usually sodium chloride.
[L. salinus, salty, fr. sal, salt]

saline

(sā′lēn′, -līn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing salt; salty.
2. Of or relating to chemical salts.
n.
1. A salt of magnesium or of the alkalis, used in medicine as a cathartic.
2. A saline solution, especially one that is isotonic with blood and is used in medicine and surgery.

sa·lin′i·ty (sə-lĭn′ĭ-tē) n.

saline

adjective Referring to the physiologic solution of NaCl in water.

noun The solution of NaCl in water.

saline

adjective Nursing Referring to salt or a saline solution noun Nursing A solution of salt and water. See Physiologic saline.

sa·line

(sā'lēn)
1. Relating to, of the nature of, or containing salt; salty.
2. A salt solution, usually sodium chloride.
[L. salinus, salty, fr. sal, salt]

saline

A solution of salt (sodium chloride) in water. Normal saline is a solution with the same concentration of salt as body fluids and is suitable for infusion into a vein. Also known as physiological saline.

Saline

A salt solution in water. Normal saline has the same salt concentration as the body, 0.9%.

sa·line

(sā'lēn)
1. Relating to, of the nature of, or containing salt; salty.
2. Salt solution, usually sodium chloride.
[L. salinus, salty, fr. sal, salt]

Patient discussion about saline

Q. Do any of you with FM have silicone breast implants, or have you ever had them? How about saline? My silicone implants expired on the surgeon's shelf before they went in my body. Both implants ruptured and disintegrated within 5 years of implantation. I was diagnosed with FM shortly after 2 surgeries to remove silicone goo. Just wondering if anyone else has made the connection. Thank you!

A. As far as I know several studies failed to prove there is a connection between rupture of breast implants and fibromyalgia, as did the FDA conclude. Indeed I heard about one study that found this connection, but it seemed like a very problematic one.

You can read about this subject here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breast_implants#Claims_of_systemic_illness_and_disease)

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(2015), who applied saline water in sunflower in soil with bovine biofertilizer and obtained higher SDM in the treatments with the organic input.
Such attenuating effect of the biofertilizer in soil irrigated with saline water was also observed by Campos et al.
(2011), applying saline water and bovine biofertilizer in cowpea plants.
Saline groundwater effects on chemical composition of cultivars Sodium and Chloride The Na+ and Cl- content in straw of different maize cultivars were recorded higher with the use of saline water especially in higher salinity levels of groundwater.
Highest salt regime (120 mol NaCl m-3) caused a significant increase in Cl- concentration of the maize plant Effect of saline water on potassium content of plant straw The K content in maize straw increased with the application -1 + of canal water (EC 0.4 dS m ) which recorded K 2.41% followed by saline water with EC 2.0 dS m-1 which exhibited 1.99% K+.
For irrigation with saline water, such as with EC of 3.6 to 5.0 dS [m.sup.-1], the results indicate that there is a limit to replace fresh water by saline water, regardless of management strategy.
This trend was observed both in treatments where saline water was applied continuously from planting (T2, T3 and T4) and in the treatments where irrigation with these waters was initiated after germination (T12 and T13).
Saline water source Groundwater Bay Density 50,000 25,000 (number per hectare) Percent survival, 86.7[+ or -]4.53 84.8[+ or -]18.42 mean [+ or -] SD Final size, 19.9[+ or -]0.71 20.8[+ or -]2.14 mean [+ or -] SD (g) Production, 869.7[+ or -]14.3* 461.5[+ or -]89.9 mean [+ or -] SD (kg/ha) Count/pound, range 46-56 46-56 FCR 2.15:1 3.5:1 n 2 3 Saline water source Bay Density 75,000 (number per hectare) Percent survival, 91.0[+ or -]8.73 mean [+ or -] SD Final size, 17.6[+ or -]1.90 mean [+ or -] SD (g) Production, 1191.3[+ or -]45.5 mean [+ or -] SD (kg/ha) Count/pound, range 57-66 FCR 2.4:1 n 3 * Does not include contribution from P.
Growth and physiological responses of landscape plants to saline water irrigation: A review.
Growth and landscape performance of ten herbaceous species in response to saline water irrigation.
The highest content of Ca was observed in the treatment under saline water, especially where water with high salinity was applied continuously.
The retention rates of Na in stem, measured by the ratio of the concentrations in stem and leaf blade increased with the application of saline water in irrigation, mainly under continuous use of high salinity water (T5).