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pheresis

[fuh-ree-sis, fer-uh-] /fəˈri sɪs, ˈfɛr ə-/
noun, Medicine/Medical Informal.
1.
apheresis, especially plasmapheresis.
Origin
probably by construal of plasmapheresis as plasma + -pheresis
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phereses in Medicine

pheresis phe·re·sis (fə-rē'sĭs, fěr'ĭ-)
n.
Apheresis.

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