noun, plural di·al·y·ses [dahy-al-uh-seez] /daɪˈæl əˌsiz/.
Definition for dialyses (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
verb (used without object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
British Dictionary definitions for dialyses
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
Word Origin for dialysis
Word Origin and History for dialyses
1580s, from Latin, from Greek dialysis "dissolution, separation" (of the disbanding of troops, a divorce, etc.), from dialyein "dissolve, separate," from dia- "apart" + lyein "loosen" (see lose). Used originally in logic and grammar; chemistry sense is first recorded 1861, medicine 1914. Related: Dialytic.
Medicine definitions for dialyses (1 of 2)
n. pl. di•al•y•ses (-sēz′)
Medicine definitions for dialyses (2 of 2)
Science definitions for dialyses
Culture definitions for dialyses
The separation of large molecules from small molecules by passage through a membrane.