[ dahy-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object),di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
  1. to subject to dialysis; separate or procure by dialysis.

verb (used without object),di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
  1. to undergo dialysis.

Origin of dialyze

First recorded in 1860–65; dia- + -lyze
  • Also especially British, di·a·lyse .

Other words from dialyze

  • di·a·lyz·a·ble, adjective
  • di·a·lyz·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • di·a·ly·za·tion, noun
  • non·di·a·lyz·ing, adjective
  • un·di·a·lyzed, adjective

Words Nearby dialyze

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How to use dialyze in a sentence

  • The plant extract loses the power to cause such luminescence on boiling and the peroxidase will not dialyze.

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