Definition of hemodialysis in English:


Syllabification: he·mo·di·al·y·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˌdīˈaləsis
(British haemodialysis)

noun (plural hemodialyses /-ˌsēz/)

  • Kidney dialysis.
    More 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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