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haemodialysis

Line breaks: haemo|di¦aly¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmə(ʊ)dʌɪˈalɪsɪs
 
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(US hemodialysis)

Definition of haemodialysis in English:

noun (plural haemodialyses /-siːz/)

Medicine
Kidney dialysis.
Example sentences
  • During hemodialysis, your blood flows through a filter in a dialysis machine.
  • In hemodialysis, a machine is used to take waste products out of the blood.
  • In haemodialysis, blood is taken (via a needle inserted into a blood vessel) through a machine, containing an artificial filter.

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