haemodialysis


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haemodialysis

(ˌhiːməʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs; ˌhɛm-) or

hemodialysis

n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Medicine) 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 failure. Also called: extracorporeal dialysis See also dialysis, artificial kidney
[C20: from haemo- + dialysis]
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Noun1.haemodialysis - 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
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