pheresis

[fuh-ree-sis, fer-uh-]
noun Medicine/Medical Informal.
apheresis, especially plasmapheresis.

Origin:
probably by construal of plasmapheresis as plasma + -pheresis

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pheresis phe·re·sis (fə-rē'sĭs, fěr'ĭ-)
n.
Apheresis.

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The pheresis catheter will be discontinued when stem cell harvesting is completed.
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