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HES

Abbreviation for hydroxyethylstarch.
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HES

haemolytic erythrophagocytic syndrome
hetastarch
hospital eye service
hydroxyethyl starch
hypereosinophilic syndrome
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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.
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