lactated Ringer's injection

[ lăktā′tĭd ]


A sterile solution of calcium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium chloride, and sodium lactate in water, given intravenously as a systemic alkalizer and as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher.

Nearby words

  1. law of reflection,
  2. law of refraction,
  3. law of segregation,
  4. law of similars,
  5. law of sines,
  6. law of supply and demand,
  7. law of the jungle,
  8. law of the medes and the persians,
  9. law of thermodynamics,
  10. law of thought

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