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Sodium chloride   /sˈoʊdiəm klˈɔraɪd/   Listen
Sodium chloride

A white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl).  Synonym: common salt.

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... even the venous sinuses have been torn. Cerebro-spinal fluid may escape along with the blood, but it is seldom possible to recognise it. If the flow is long continued, the patient may be conscious of a persistent salt taste in the mouth, due to the large proportion of sodium chloride which the fluid contains. In very severe injuries, brain matter may escape through ...
— Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. • Alexander Miles

... with one atom of the element oxygen to make one molecule of water. In symbols we express this H2O. A group of symbols, such as this, expressing a molecule of a compound is called a formula. NaCl is the formula for sodium chloride, which is the chemical ...
— General Science • Bertha M. Clark

Words linked to "Sodium chloride" :   brine, halite, atomic number 17, cl, seawater, saltwater, chlorine, binary compound, rock salt, common salt

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