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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsodiumso‧di‧um /ˈsəʊdiəm $ ˈsoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  HCEa 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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sodiumTrace components, such as titanium, calcium and sodium may also bond with clays.There were no significant changes in the patients' mean weight and serum creatinine and sodium concentrations throughout the trial.Furthermore, restricting intraluminal sodium concentration in jejunal perfusion does not seem to limit glucose absorption.Ionic bonds form most strongly between elements like sodium and chlorine.Above the tarmac endless blurs of sodium lights receded into the distance.She also was determined to cut the level of sodium in her diet.This loss of sodium, chloride, and water into the urine will cause the extracellular fluid volume to be decreased.In this setting, efforts should also be made to correct the underlying sodium retentive disorder.