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dialyzer

[dahy-uh-lahy-zer] /ˈdaɪ əˌlaɪ zər/
noun
1.
Also, dialyzator
[dahy-al-i-zey-ter] /daɪˈæl ɪˌzeɪ tər/ (Show IPA)
. an apparatus containing a semipermeable membrane for dialysis.
Origin of dialyzer
1860-1865
1860-65; dialyze + -er1
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  • In these dialyzer experiments it was observed that not only did peptones diffuse, but also the proteoses.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
  • In these experiments, the dialyzer tubes containing the proteid and pepsin-acid were immersed in a large volume of 0.2 per cent.

    On Digestive Proteolysis R. H. Chittenden
dialyzer in Medicine

dialyzer di·a·lyz·er (dī'ə-lī'zər)
n.

  1. A machine equipped with a semipermeable membrane and used for performing dialysis.

  2. A hemodialyzer.

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