|Ringer's solution (ˈrɪŋəz)|
|a solution containing the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium, used to correct dehydration and, in physiological experiments, as a medium for in vitro preparations|
|[named after its inventor, Sydney Ringer (1836--1910), British pharmacologist]|
Ringer's solution n.
A solution resembling blood serum in its salt constituents, containing sodium chloride, potassium chloride, and calcium chloride in water, used topically for burns and wounds.
A salt solution usually used in combination with naturally occurring body substances or with more complex chemically defined nutritive solutions for culturing animal cells.