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hemodialyzer

[hee-muh-dahy-uh-lahy-zer, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈdaɪ əˌlaɪ zər, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; hemo- + dia- + -lyze + -er1
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  • The machine uses a semipermeable membrane, called a hemodialyzer, to filter out the toxins.
hemodialyzer in Medicine

hemodialyzer he·mo·di·a·lyz·er (hē'mō-dī'ə-lī'zər)
n.
A machine for performing hemodialysis in acute or chronic renal failure. Also called artificial kidney.

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