expander

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noun ex·pand·er \ik-ˈspan-dər\

Definition of expander

  1. :  one that expands; specifically :  any of several colloidal substances (such as dextran) of high molecular weight used as a blood or plasma substitute for increasing the blood volume

1862

First Known Use of expander

1862


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expander

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noun ex·pand·er \ik-ˈspan-dər\

Medical Definition of expander

  1. :  any of several colloidal substances (as dextran) of high molecular weight used as a blood or plasma substitute for increasing the blood volume—called also extender

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