Ringer's solution

noun
Ring·​er's solution | \ ˈriŋ-ərz- How to pronounce Ringer's solution (audio) \

Definition of Ringer's solution

: an aqueous solution of calcium chloride, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride that provides a medium essentially isotonic to many animal tissues and is used topically to irrigate tissues or intravenously to replenish fluids and electrolytes

called also Ringer solution

First Known Use of Ringer's solution

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ringer's solution

Sidney Ringer †1910 English physician

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Ringer's solution

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variants: also Ringer solution \ ˈriŋ-​ər-​ How to pronounce Ringer solution (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ringer's solution

: a sterile aqueous solution of calcium chloride, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride that provides a medium essentially isotonic to many animal tissues and that is used especially to replenish fluids and electrolytes by intravenous infusion or to irrigate tissues by topical application — compare lactated ringer's solution

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