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Noun: hemodialysis (hemodialyses)  ,hee-mu-dI'a-li-sis
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: haemodialysis)
  1. Dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure
    - haemodialysis [Brit, Cdn], dialysis

Derived forms: hemodialyses

Type of: dialysis

Encyclopedia: Hemodialysis, home