dialysis encephalopathy syndrome


A degenerative brain disease that occurs in some individuals on chronic hemodialysis and is marked by the loss of intellectual abilities, involuntary muscular jerks, and personality changes.dialysis dementia

Nearby words

  1. dialysance,
  2. dialysate,
  3. dialyse,
  4. dialyser,
  5. dialysis,
  6. dialytic,
  7. dialyzate,
  8. dialyze,
  9. dialyzer,
  10. diam.

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