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he·mo·di·al·y·sis

 (hē′mō-dī-ăl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. he·mo·di·al·y·ses (-sēz′)
A dialysis technique in which blood is removed from the body, filtered through a dialyzer that removes waste products and excess fluid, and then returned to the body.

he•mo•di•al•y•sis

(ˌhi moʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs)

n.
dialysis of the blood, esp. with an artificial kidney, for the removal of waste products.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemodialysis - dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure
dialysis - separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
Translations
hemodiálise

he·mo·di·al·y·sis

n. hemodiálisis, proceso de diálisis usado para eliminar sustancias tóxicas de la sangre.

hemodialysis

n hemodiálisis f
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