HyperDic: ringer_solution

English > 1 sense of the expression Ringer solution:
NOUNsubstanceRinger solution, Ringer's solutionan aqueous solution containing the chlorides / chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissues
English > Ringer solution: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn aqueous solution containing the chlorides / chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissues; used to correct dehydration and (in physiological / physiological experiments) as a medium for in vitro preparations.
SynonymRinger's solution
Broaderisotonic solution, isosmotic solutionA solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood

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