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dialyze

[dahy-uh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
  1. to subject to dialysis; separate or procure by dialysis.
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verb (used without object), di·a·lyzed, di·a·lyz·ing.
  1. to undergo dialysis.
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Also especially British, di·a·lyse.

Origin of dialyze

First recorded in 1860–65; dia- + -lyze
Related formsdi·a·lyz·a·ble, adjectivedi·a·lyz·a·bil·i·ty, noundi·a·ly·za·tion, nounnon·di·a·lyz·ing, adjectiveun·di·a·lyzed, adjective
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Historical Examples

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

    The Nature of Animal Light

    E. Newton Harvey


dialyze in Medicine

dialyze

(dīə-līz′)
v.
  1. To subject to or undergo dialysis or hemodialysis.
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Related formsdi′a•lyz′a•bili•ty n.dia•lyz′a•ble adj.
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