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Sodium Chloride

"Sodium Chloride" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food. It plays an important biological role in maintaining the osmotic tension of blood and tissues. The OSMOLAR CONCENTRATION this and other SALTS accounts for SALINITY which influences the types of organisms that live in an ENVIRONMENT.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sodium Chloride" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sodium Chloride" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 319 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2003
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