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extender

 [ek-sten´der]
something that enlarges or prolongs; called also expander.
artificial plasma extender (plasma volume extender) a substance that can be transfused to maintain fluid volume of the blood in event of great necessity, supplemental to the use of whole blood and plasma. Called also plasma volume expander.

extender

/ex·ten·der/ (ek-sten´der) something that enlarges or prolongs.
artificial plasma extender  a substance that can be transfused to maintain fluid volume of the blood in event of great necessity, supplemental to the use of whole blood and plasma.

extender

something that causes an increase in time or size, such as a substance added to a medication to stretch the time required for the drug to be absorbed, such as a plasma volume extender.

ex·ten·der

(eks-tend'ĕr)
1. A person who or device that spreads, stretches, or increases.
2. Substance that prolongs a medication's effect.
[L. extendo, to stretch]

extender

something that enlarges or prolongs; expander.

artificial plasma extender
see plasma volume expander.
semen extender
a diluent for semen. The commonest one for bull semen is skim or homogenized milk containing 7% glycerol.
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