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expander

 [ek-span´der]
plasma volume expander artificial plasma extender.

expander

/ex·pan·der/ (ek-span´der) [L.] extender.
subperiosteal tissue expander  (STE) a fillable tube inserted temporarily into the subperiosteal tissue and progressively inflated to expand the periosteal mucosa and create space for later reconstruction.

expander

(ek-span′dĕr) [L. expandere, to spread out]
1. A device that increases the size or volume of a structure.
2. An agent, e.g. plasma or dextran, that expands blood volume.

expander

something that enlarges or prolongs; extender.

plasma volume expander
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 artificial plasma extender and plasma volume extender.
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We used slightly larger expanders to cover the defect especially for rectangular-shaped expanders.
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Again, expanders can be used to increase the drive count, but throughput will be limited by either the host side link or 540 MB/s, the limit of an x2 SAS wide link.
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As shown, there are three different module types -- a signal source module, expander module(s) and an output module.
I'm excited about this acquisition and the strong strategic fit between PMC's core strengths in enterprise storage, and Maxim's established traction with expander solutions at the largest server storage OEMs.