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pheresis

[ fuh-ree-sis, fer-uh- ]
/ fəˈri sɪs, ˈfɛr ə- /
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noun Medicine/Medical Informal.
apheresis, especially plasmapheresis.
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Origin of pheresis

Probably by construal of plasmapheresis as plasma + -pheresis
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Medical definitions for pheresis

pheresis
[ fə-rēsĭs, fĕrĭ- ]

n.
Apheresis.
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