Ringer's Solution

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Ringer's solution

[′riŋ·ərz sə‚lü·shən]
A solution of 0.86 gram sodium chloride, 0.03 gram potassium chloride, and 0.033 gram calcium chloride in boiled, purified water, used topically as a physiological salt solution.

Ringer’s Solution


a balanced salt solution that resembles seawater in composition and ion concentration. It is a physiological solution that was proposed in 1882 by the British physiologist S. Ringer.

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