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Tyrode solution

Pronunciation: ti'rod

Definition: a modified Locke solution; it contains 8 g of NaCl, 0.2 g of KCl, 0.2 g of CaCl2, 0.1 g of MgCl2, 0.05 g of NaH2PO4, 1 g of NaHCO3, 1 g of d-glucose, and water to make 1000 mL; used to irrigate the peritoneal cavity, and in laboratory work.

[Maurice V. Tyrode]

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