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aphaeresis

[uh-fer-uh-sis] /əˈfɛr ə sɪs/
noun
1.
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aphaeretic
[af-uh-ret-ik] /ˌæf əˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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aphaeresis

/əˈfɪərɪsɪs/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of apheresis
Derived Forms
aphaeretic (ˌæfəˈrɛtɪk) adjective
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