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plas·ma sub·sti·tute

a solution of a substance (for example, dextran) used for transfusion in hemorrhage or shock as a substitute for plasma.
Synonym(s): plasma expander
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

plas·ma sub·sti·tute

(plazmă substi-tūt)
A solution of a substance (e.g., dextran) used for transfusion after hemorrhage or shock as a substitute for plasma.
Synonym(s): plasma expander.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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SHARES in healthcare company Maelor jumped 12pc yesterday as the group launched a blood plasma substitute to treat patients with severe blood loss.
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