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lactated Ringer's solution

noun
variants: also lactated Ringer's

medical Definition of lactated Ringer's solution

:a sterile aqueous solution that is similar to Ringer's solution but contains sodium lactate in addition to calcium chloride, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride
  • During the course of the operation, the child received 500 ml of lactated Ringer's solution, and 100 ml of blood was transfused.
  • —Robert L. Sheridan et al.The New England Journal of Medicine14 Feb. 2008
called also Hartmann's solution, Ringer's lactate, Ringer's lactate solution

Biographical Note for lactated ringer's solution

  • S. Ringer — see ringer's fluid

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