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[L. salinus, pert. to salt]

1. Pert. to salt, e.g., sodium chloride (table salt).
2. An aqueous solution of a mineral salt and water.
SEE: normal saline solution; SEE: saline solution
salinity (să-lin′ĭt-ē), n.

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