As a noun saline
is salt pan (salt evaporation pond).
As a verb sterilize is
to deprive a male or female the ability to procreate.
Containing salt; salty.
- a saline taste
Water containing dissolved salt.
A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
* saline solution
* normal saline
* sterilise (UK )
To deprive a male or female the ability to procreate.
To make unable to produce. To make unprofitable.
(biology) To kill, deactivate (denature), or destroy (break apart) all living, viable microorganisms and spores that would be on a surface, in a fluid, or contained in a compound, such as culture media or a medical product.
* birth control