[hee-moh-dahy-al-uh-sis, hem-oh-]
noun Biochemistry.
dialysis of the blood, especially with an artificial kidney, for the removal of waste products.

1945–50; hemo- + dialysis

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hemodialysis he·mo·di·al·y·sis (hē'mō-dī-āl'ĭ-sĭs)
A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis.

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