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An example use of sodium in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… biosensors like pH or sodium or glucose …”
Sodium is a chemical element with symbol Na and atomic number 11.
the word sodium occurs in english on average 4.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.