expander

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expander

[ik′spand·ər]
(electronics)
A transducer that, for a given input amplitude range, produces a larger output range.
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Hextend is BioTime's proprietary physiologically balanced blood plasma volume expander for treating the loss of blood volume during major surgery.
PentaLyte is a pentastarch-based blood plasma volume expander similar in formulation to Hextend.