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

Derived forms: haemodialyses

Type of: dialysis

Encyclopedia: Haemodialysis