dialysis

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procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion apheresis , pheresis
machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body artificial kidney , hemodialyzer
dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure haemodialysis , hemodialysis
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