hemodialysis

[ hee-moh-dahy-al-uh-sis, hem-oh- ]
/ ˌhi moʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs, ˌhɛm oʊ- /

noun Biochemistry.

dialysis of the blood, especially with an artificial kidney, for the removal of waste products.

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Origin of hemodialysis

First recorded in 1945–50; hemo- + dialysis
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Medical definitions for hemodialysis

hemodialysis
[ hē′mō-dī-ălĭ-sĭs ]

n.

A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis.
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