noun, plural di·al·y·ses [dahy-al-uh-seez] /daɪˈæl əˌsiz/.
Origin of dialysis
Related Words for dialysisdivorce, dissolution, partition, departure, estrangement, split, disengagement, segregation, rift, divorcement, division, severance, disunion, gap, break, disconnection, detachment, farewell, disjunction, rupture
Examples from the Web for dialysis
Contemporary Examples of dialysis
The result can be total kidney failure and the need for dialysis; for some people, the kidney failure is permanent.Cool It on the CrossFit: What’s Rhabdomyolysis?
October 11, 2013
Kidney disease, formerly a major cause of death, has basically dropped out of the chart thanks to the invention of dialysis.Has Medical Innovation Slowed Down?
May 8, 2013
The first and still the best example is dialysis, which costs more than $40,000 a year.A Doctor’s View of the Supreme Court’s Health-Care Ruling
June 28, 2012
He waged war on the modern with a Siemens dialysis machine in-tow, bankrolled by Aramco petrodollars.Osama bin Laden Died a Fool and Has No Legacy
May 6, 2011
Although the Al Qaeda chief was said to require dialysis for kidney disorders, no dialysis machines were found at the house.Day 4: Breaking News on Osama bin Laden's Death
The Daily Beast
May 5, 2011
Historical Examples of dialysis
Dialysis has also been recently applied in the separation of alkaloids.Legal Chemistry
This body is soluble in water, and consequently is not precipitated by dialysis.On Digestive Proteolysis
R. H. Chittenden
The disjunction or dialysis of the carpels, for instance, frequently renders axile placentation marginal.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
Hence we can easily separate by dialysis two bodies of different groups which are mixed in a solution.The Wonders of Life
Dialysis, the process by means of which a crystalline substance may be separated from a colloidal body.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
Word Origin for dialysis
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.
n. pl. di•al•y•ses (-sēz′)
The separation of large molecules from small molecules by passage through a membrane.