HES

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HES

Abbreviation for hydroxyethylstarch.

HES

haemolytic erythrophagocytic syndrome
hetastarch
hospital eye service
hydroxyethyl starch
hypereosinophilic syndrome

hydroxyethyl starch

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HES

Any one of several modified starches with differing molecular weights, used as plasma volume expanders because of their colloidal properties. Examples include hetastarch and pentastarch.