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hemodialysis

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

Definition of hemodialysis in English:

noun (plural hemodialyses /-ˌsēz/)

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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