lactated Ringer's injection

[ lăktā′tĭd ]

n.

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.
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