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(Science: chemical) a group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria. Dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulant. They are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.

Pharmacological action: anticoagulant, plasma substitutes.

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