[ dahy-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈdaɪ əˌlaɪz /

verb (used with object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.

to subject to dialysis; separate or procure by dialysis.

verb (used without object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.

to undergo dialysis.
Also especially British, di·a·lyse.

Origin of dialyze

First recorded in 1860–65; dia- + -lyze

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for dialyse


US dialyze

/ (ˈdaɪəˌlaɪz) /


(tr) to separate by dialysis

Derived Forms

dialysable or US dialyzable, adjectivedialysability or US dialyzability, noundialysation or US dialyzation, noun
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Medicine definitions for dialyse


[ dīə-līz′ ]


To subject to or undergo dialysis or hemodialysis.

Related forms

di′a•lyz′a•bili•ty n.dia•lyz′a•ble adj.
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