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dialysis

di·al·y·sis

dialysis

 
pronunciation:
daI ae l sihs
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dialyses
definition: the separation of substances in a solution by diffusion through a semipermeable membrane, used to eliminate impurities from the blood in patients with kidney failure.
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derivations: dialytic (adj.), dialytically (adv.)
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