Ringer's solutionRing·er's solution
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, used in physiological research, to correct dehydration, etc.
Origin of Ringer's solutionafter S. Ringer (1835-1910), Eng physiologist
also Ring·er solution
An aqueous solution of the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissue and is used topically as a physiological saline and, in experiments, to bathe animal tissues.
Origin of Ringer's solutionAfter Sydney Ringer (1835-1910), British physician