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Locke's solution

noun
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Locke solution

\ˈläk(s)-\play

Medical Definition of Locke's solution

  1. :  a solution isotonic with blood plasma that contains the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium and sodium bicarbonate and dextrose and is used similarly to physiological saline

Biographical Note for locke's solution

Locke

,

Frank Spiller

(1871–1949), British physiologist. Locke introduced his solution in 1894.


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