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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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Balanced vs unbalanced crystalloid resuscitation in a near-fatal model of hemorrhagic shock and the efects on renal oxygenation, oxidative stress, and infammation.
Different methods have been tested to find effective prophylactic technique against hypotension, for example, crystalloid preloading or coloading, colloid coloading, use of different drugs like ephedrine or phenylephrine, and no single method was found effective alone.
Administer 30 mL/kg crystalloid for hypotension or lactate greater than or equal to 4 mmol/L.
Then, crystalloid, epinephrine, and hydrocortisone were administered.
They went on to state that 'titrated phenylephrine infusions co-administered with crystalloid should now be recommended for prophylaxis against spinal hypotension'.
Crystalloid solutions like Dextrose normal saline @ 10 ml/kg and Ringers lactate @ 10 ml/kg b.
Hypotensive resuscitation, particularly the avoidance of large-volume crystalloid use, has been shown to reduce death from hemorrhage for patients with penetrating injuries and with evacuation times under 30 minutes.
Later, multi-center studies (clinical study 6S--The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial (CHEST)) reignited the debate and lead to the November 2013 alert from the European Medicines Agency (PRAC) recommending the suspension of HES.
Therefore, since activation of renal elimination requires about 20 min, and distribution of crystalloid throughout the extracellular fluid space requires about 30 min for completion [14], we have excluded the first mini fluid challenge related data from the present analysis.
This has been verified recently in series of mesothelioma cases with rare histologic patterns, including small cell, signet ring, adenomatoid, clear cell, and with crystalloid structures.
4 Before that intermittent cold crystalloid and cold blood cardioplegia was the most widely used methods of myocardial protection.