Definition: Meaning of, sodium in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈsəʊdɪəm /

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  1. a common silver-white metal that usually exists in combination with other substances, for example in salt. It is a chemical ELEMENT : symbol Na
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sodium used in phrases

  • amobarbital sodium (noun)
    1. the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
  • diclofenac sodium (noun)
    1. trade name Voltaren a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is administered only orally
  • low-sodium diet (noun)
    1. sodium chloride a diet that limits the intake of salt ; often used in treating hypertension, oedema or certain other disorders
  • meclofenamate sodium (noun)
    1. trade name Meclomen a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used to treat arthritis
  • methotrexate sodium (noun)
    1. toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • naproxen sodium (noun)
    1. trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and inflammation
  • pentobarbital sodium (noun)
    1. trade name Nembutal a barbiturate used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
  • potassium sodium tartrate (noun)
    1. a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
  • secobarbital sodium (noun)
    1. trade name Seconal barbiturate that is a white odourless slightly bitter powder used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
  • sodium benzoate (noun)
    1. a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
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