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extender

 [ek-sten´der]
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.

extender

/ex·ten·der/ (ek-sten´der) something that enlarges or prolongs.
artificial plasma 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.

extender

something that causes an increase in time or size, such as a substance added to a medication to stretch the time required for the drug to be absorbed, such as a plasma volume extender.

ex·ten·der

(eks-tend'ĕr)
1. A person who or device that spreads, stretches, or increases.
2. Substance that prolongs a medication's effect.
[L. extendo, to stretch]

extender

something that enlarges or prolongs; expander.

artificial plasma extender
see plasma volume expander.
semen extender
a diluent for semen. The commonest one for bull semen is skim or homogenized milk containing 7% glycerol.
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Effect of different semen extenders for the storage of chilled sperm in Tigrina (Leopardus tigrinus).
Also, supplementing semen extender with PUFA during cryopreservation increases production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which attack the double bonds of PUFA [94].
It is suggested that supplementation of the glutathione in semen extender might improve the sperm motility, plasma membrane integrity, viability and acrosomal integrity due to protection against ROS molecules produced from mitochondria, plasma membrane lipid peroxidation and dead/abnormal spermatozoa during freeze-thawing process (Ansari et al.
The composition of the green tea extract in semen extender at different concentration has been indicated in Table I.
The recovered spermatozoa were equilibrated in these primary semen extenders and then conventionally frozen.
In conclusion, the addition of melatonin to buffalo bull semen extender at 0.
Effect of the addition of two superoxide dismutase analogues (Tempo and Tempol) to alpaca semen extender for cryopreservation.
Addition of L-cysteine to semen extender prevents apoptosis spermatozoa motility loss and lipid peroxidation during cryopreservation (Bilodeau et al.
2010) found that replacing whole soy- bean milk for traditional egg yolk increased sperm motility and decreased bacterial count in post- thawed bovine semen extender.
Semen extender was prepared with skim milk, egg yolk medium (20%) and 7% of glycerol.
Preparation of semen extender, processing of semen and storage.