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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

  • If saccharated oxide of iron or dialyzed iron is handy, use it.

    Merck's 1899 Manual

    Merck & Co.

  • When the dialyzed gum solution ceased to contain any trace of chlorides, it was made up to a 10 per cent.

  • At the fourth week the soup was given up; dialyzed iron was substituted for all other forms.

    Fat and Blood

    S. Weir Mitchell

dialyzed in Medicine


  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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