Ringer solution


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Ring·er so·lu·tion

(ring'ĕr),
1. a solution resembling the blood serum in its salt constituents; it contains 8.6 g of NaCl, 0.3 g of KCl, and 0.33 g of CaCl2 in each 1000 mL of distilled water; used as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher by intravenous infusion.
2. a salt solution usually used in combination with naturally occurring body substances (for example, blood serum, tissue extracts) and more complex chemically defined nutritive solutions for culturing animal cells.
Synonym(s): Ringer lactate
See: Ringer injection.

Ring·er so·lu·tion

(ring'ĕr sŏ-lū'shŭn)
1. A solution resembling the blood serum in its salt constituents; contains 8.6 g of NaCl, 0.3 g of KCl, and 0.33 g of CaCl2 in each 1000 mL of distilled water; used as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher by intravenous infusion.
See also: lactated Ringer solution
2. A salt solution usually used in combination with naturally occurring body substances (e.g., blood serum, tissue extracts) or more complex, chemically defined, nutritive solutions for culturing animal cells.

Ringer,

Sydney, English physiologist, 1835-1910.
Krebs-Ringer solution - see under Krebs, Sir Hans Adolph
lactated Ringer injection - used intravenously as a systemic alkalizer and a fluid and electrolyte replenisher.
lactated Ringer solution - a sterile solution of calcium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium chloride, and sodium lactate in water. Synonym(s): Hartmann solution
Locke-Ringer solution - see under Locke
Ringer injection - a sterile solution of sodium chloride, potassium chloride, and calcium chloride, used intravenously as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher.
Ringer solution - resembles the blood serum in its salt constituents.

Ring·er so·lu·tion

(ring'ĕr sŏ-lū'shŭn)
1. Solution resembling blood serum in its salt constituents; used as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher by intravenous infusion.
2. Salt solution usually used in combination with naturally occurring body substances and more complex chemically defined nutritive solutions for culturing animal cells.