expander

(redirected from Expander (disambiguation))
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

expander

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

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.