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Chemical Plasma Substitutes

Name Plasma Substitutes
Equivalent Terms Blood Expanders | Expanders, Blood | Expanders, Plasma Volume | Plasma Volume Expanders | Substitutes, Plasma | Volume Expanders, Plasma
Definition Any liquid used to replace blood plasma, usually a saline solution, often with serum albumins, dextrans or other preparations. These substances do not enhance the oxygen- carrying capacity of blood, but merely replace the volume. They are also used to treat dehydration.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D010952
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