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  • n. Plural form of saline.


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  • Ultimately, not even a year after my surgery, my silicone implants began to lose their shape and take on the same dents and corners as the salines.

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  • Later the Spaniards colonized the area taking advantage of its excellent port and salines.

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  • Philippe-Frédéric Dietrich, baron de Holbach, Description des gîtes de minerai, des forges et des salines des Pyrénées, suivie d'observations sur le fer mazé et sur les mines des Sards en Poitou, (Paris, 1786). back

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  • To enable us to say that we know anything about the experimental origination of organization and life, the investigator ought to be able to take inorganic matters, such as carbonic acid, ammonia, water, and salines, in any sort of inorganic combination, and be able to build them up into Protein matter, and that that


  • Modifications des temps de relaxation RMN à 4 z des protons du solvant dans les très hautes dilutions salines de silice/lactose.

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  • The result of the use of salines was a diuresis varying in the promptness of its appearance and in its amount.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887

  • Suitable febrifuges should be administered, either in the shape of a dose of physic, or salines and liq.ammonia. acetatis; and the pain, if appearing unbearable, allayed by doses of choral and hypodermic injections of morphia.

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  • Before we left Tezcuco, we went in a boat to explore Mr. Bowring's salt-works, which are rather like the salines of the South of France.

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  • It cannot be stopped by bleeding, or sweating, or purging, by niter, by tartar emetic, by guaiacum, by alkalies, by salines, by salicylic acid, or by anything else.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

  • If a dog be fed on food freed from all salines, but otherwise containing proper nutrients, he soon suffers from weakness, after a time amounting to paralysis, and often dies in convulsions.

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