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haemodialysis

/ˌhiːməʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz)
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(med) the filtering of circulating blood through a semipermeable membrane in an apparatus (haemodialyser or artificial kidney) to remove waste products: performed in cases of kidney failure Also called extracorporeal dialysis See also dialysis, artificial kidney
Word Origin
C20: from haemo- + dialysis
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