Ringer's solution
noun Etymology: Sidney Ringer died 1910 English physician Date: 1893 a balanced aqueous solution that contains chloride, sodium, potassium, calcium, bicarbonate, and phosphate ions and that is used in physiological experiments to provide a medium essentially isotonic to many animal tissues — called also Ringer solution

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  • Ringer's solution — also Ring·er solution riŋ ər n 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 esp. to replenish fluids and electrolytes… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ringer's solution — Ringer s mixture a clear colourless physiological solution of sodium chloride (common salt), potassium chloride, and calcium chloride prepared with recently boiled pure water. The osmotic pressure of the solution is the same as that of blood… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Ringer's solution — or Ringer s fluid [riŋ′ərz] n. [after S. Ringer (1835 1910), Eng physiologist] Biochem. Med. a solution of the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium in purified water that has the same osmotic pressure as that found in blood or tissues,… …   English World dictionary

  • Ringer’s solution — Ringer’s solution. См. физиологический раствор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Ringer's solution — /ring euhrz/, Pharm. an aqueous solution of the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium in the same concentrations as normal body fluids, used chiefly in the laboratory for sustaining tissue. Cf. isotonic sodium chloride solution. [1890 95;… …   Universalium

  • Ringer's solution — noun an aqueous solution containing the chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissues; used to correct dehydration and (in physiological experiments) as a medium for in vitro preparations • Syn: ↑Ringer solution …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ringer's solution — Ring′er s solu tion [[t]ˈrɪŋ ərz[/t]] n. pha an aqueous solution of the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium in the same concentrations as normal body fluids, used chiefly in the laboratory for sustaining tissue • Etymology: 1890–95; after …   From formal English to slang

  • Ringer's solution — Isotonic salt solution used for mammalian tissues; original version (for frog tissues) much modified and often used loosely to mean any physiological saline …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Ringer's solution — aqueous solution that contains chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to tissues of animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ringer's solution — Used as a physiological saline for vertebrates and invertebrates …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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