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Medical Term:

sodium chloride

 

Definition: the chief ionic component of blood and other bodily fluids, and urine; used to make isotonic and physiologic saline solutions, in the treatment of salt depletion, and topically for inflammatory lesions.

Synonym(s): common salt

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