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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


1. A person who or device that spreads, stretches, or increases.
2. Substance that prolongs a medication's effect.
[L. extendo, to stretch]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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According to the news published at Bloomberg, Roku is up for coming with a Wi-Fi Extender for providing greater quality video streaming.
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This dual-band Wi-Fi range extender plugs into any outlet, making it easy to install and move anywhere in the home.
Or when the extender is set to Access Point Mode, you can plug in a wired Internet connection into the Gigabit Ethernet port to create a new WiFi access point or hotspot.
The AC750 WiFi Range Extender boosts coverage of any existing WiFi network, giving you greatly enhanced network accessibility, range, and performance throughout your home for mobile connected devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops, as well as connected entertainment devices like smart TVs, gaming consoles, streaming players, and more.
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A stable and strong Wi-Fi signal is critical for connecting the devices in your home today and the devices users are sure to bring into their home in the coming years, a good range extender can help future proof their home as those devices are added as well as provide a rich media experience."

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