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[dahy-uh-lahyz] /ˈdaɪ əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), dialyzed, dialyzing.
to subject to dialysis; separate or procure by dialysis.
verb (used without object), dialyzed, dialyzing.
to undergo dialysis.
Also, especially British, dialyse.
Origin of dialyze
1860-65; dia- + -lyze
Related forms
dialyzable, adjective
dialyzability, noun
dialyzation, noun
nondialyzing, adjective
undialyzed, adjective Unabridged
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  • The plant extract loses the power to cause such luminescence on boiling and the peroxidase will not dialyze.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
dialyze in Medicine

dialyze di·a·lyze (dī'ə-līz')
v. di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing, di·a·lyz·es
To subject to or undergo dialysis or hemodialysis.

di'a·lyz'a·bil'i·ty n.
di'a·lyz'a·ble adj.
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