hemodialysis

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From Ancient Greek αἱμο- ‎(haimo-, blood) +‎ διάλυσις ‎(diálusis, separation, dissolution), from διαλύω ‎(dialúō, I separate), from διά ‎(diá, through) +‎ λύω ‎(lúō, I loose).

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hemodialysis ‎(plural hemodialyses)

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  1. (medicine) the use of dialysis to remove waste products from the blood in the case of kidney failure

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