Definition of Ringer's solution in English:

Ringer's solution

Syllabification: Ring·er's so·lu·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈriNGərz səˌlo͞oSHən
 
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noun

Biology
  • A physiological saline solution that typically contains, in addition to sodium chloride, salts of potassium and calcium.
    More example sentences
    • The standard salt solution, Ringer's solution, was developed at least 50 years ago to treat diarrhea.
    • In addition, his primary physician and surgeon have decided that he will receive lactated Ringer's solution with glucose and regular insulin.
    • The cyst is first drained and then irrigated with normal saline or lactated Ringer's solution approximately 12 hours later.

Origin

late 19th century: named after Sydney Ringer (1834–1910), English physician.

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