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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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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.
The SXP 36x3G and SXP 24x3G SAS expanders offer increased system performance, higher capacity, scalability and lower bill of material costs with an embedded MIPS-Powered storage enclosure processor, complete with a SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) software development kit (SDK).
com/directv) the leader in personal storage, today announced a 2TB* DVR Expander design for DIRECTV DVRs, the largest capacity DVR external hard drive on the market.
In the Keplerian beam expanders, the intermediate focus produces high-grade reference wave fronts with a homogenous intensity and so, the Keplerian laser beam expanders are used in interferometry and other applications that require an intermediate focal point with a pinhole for spatial filtering.
The analysis of the thermodynamic processes within positive displacement machines by means of indicator diagrams (P-V diagrams) is well established and frequently used as a tool in the design of compressors or expanders.
SAS improves drive addressability and connectivity by using an expander to connect one or more SAS host controllers to up to 128 ports, which may include other host connections, other SAS expanders for even greater scalability, or hard disk drives.