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haemodialysis

US hemodialysis

/ (ˌhiːməʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs) /
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noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
med the filtering of circulating blood through a semipermeable membrane in an apparatus (haemodialyser or artificial kidney) to remove waste products: performed in cases of kidney failureAlso called: extracorporeal dialysis See also dialysis, artificial kidney
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Word Origin for haemodialysis

C20: from haemo- + dialysis
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