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1. Chemistry A substance that can be crystallized.
2. Botany Any of various minute crystallike particles consisting of protein and found in certain plant cells, especially oily seeds.
Resembling or having properties of a crystal or crystalloid.

crys′tal·loi′dal (-loid′l) adj.


(Chemistry) resembling or having the appearance or properties of a crystal or crystalloid
1. (Chemistry) a substance that in solution can pass through a semipermeable membrane. Compare colloid3
2. (Botany) botany any of numerous crystals of protein occurring in certain seeds and other storage organs
ˌcrystalˈloidal adj


(ˈkrɪs tlˌɔɪd)

1. a usu. crystallizable substance that, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes.
2. resembling a crystal.
3. of the nature of a crystalloid.
Also, crys`tal•loi′dal.
[1860–65; < Greek krystalloeidḗs]
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01) when administered to the high dose patients, however, there was no reduction in crystalloid administered to patients in the first 24-hours nor in the extent of multiple organ failure, the two primary endpoints of the study.
We do not have a crystalloid plasma expander that reduces mortality as albumin does.
The standard crystalloid used in our ICU is Balsol[R] (Fresenius Kabi, Bad Homburg, Germany) which contains no lactate.
There is an array of different types of fluids available for intravenous use, including many different types of crystalloid solutions, a smaller selection of colloid preparations, and fluids derived directly, or indirectly, from blood.
Myocardial protection measures were aortic cross-clamping, cold crystalloid or blood cardioplegia administered antegrade with or without retrograde cardioplegia, and topical cooling of the heart.
Unitropin(TM) is an all-natural, life-enhancing formulation that has combined the scientifically proven benefits of hGH research, B vitamins, amino acids, co-enzymes, crystalloid electrolytes, herbs, extracts and adaptogens to create a safe and effective dietary supplement that will provide both immediate and long-term results.
Results showed that the average crystalloid replacement in group 1 was 5ml/kg, while volume replacement in group 2 was 11ml/kg in order to maintain the same hemodynamics during hemodilution.
She was also aggressively resuscitated with intravenous fluids, receiving four units of packed red cells, two units of fresh frozen plasma and two litres of crystalloid.
Maneuvers to achieve this include infusing crystalloid solution and blood through a warming device, covering the patient's head with a turban or warming device, covering body parts out of the operative field with a warming device, irrigating nasogastric and thoracostomy tubes with warm saline during laparotomy, and irrigating the open pericardial, pleural, or peritoneal cavity during sternotomy, thoracotomy, or laparotomy.
Intraepithelial globular, hyaline, crystalloid, and periodic acid-Schiff-positive eosinophilic structures have been described.
Three junior emergency registrars changed their choice from a crystalloid to a colloid, although this change was not statistically significant (P=0.
After rapid infusion of 2 liters of crystalloid, blood pressure was 100 mm Hg systolic with a heart rate of 116/mm.