dialytic

dialytic

[dahy-uh-lit-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to dialysis.
2.
characterized by or displaying dialysis.

Origin:
1840–50; < Greek dialytikós; see dia-, -lytic

dialytically, adverb
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dialysis (daɪˈælɪsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  the separation of small molecules from large molecules and colloids in a solution by the selective diffusion of the small molecules through a semipermeable membrane
2.  med haemodialysis See peritoneal dialysis
 
[C16: from Late Latin: a separation, from Greek dialusis a dissolution, from dialuein to tear apart, dissolve, from luein to loosen]
 
dialytic
 
adj
 
dia'lytically
 
adv

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