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salineadjective Referring to the physiologic solution of NaCl in water.
noun The solution of NaCl in water.
salineadjective Nursing Referring to salt or a saline solution noun Nursing A solution of salt and water. See Physiologic saline.
salineA 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.
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!
You can read about this subject here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breast_implants#Claims_of_systemic_illness_and_disease)