[ hee-moh-dahy-al-uh-sis, hem-oh- ]
/ ˌhi moʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs, ˌhɛm oʊ- /
dialysis of the blood, especially with an artificial kidney, for the removal of waste products.
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Medical definitions for hemodialysis
[ hē′mō-dī-ăl′ĭ-sĭs ]
A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis.
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