Hemodialysis

A mechanical method of cleaning the blood for people who have kidney disease. See also: Dialysis.
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Hemodialysis

In medicine, hemodialysis (also haemodialysis) is a method that is used to achieve the extracorporeal removal of waste products such as creatinine and urea and free water from the blood when the kidneys are in a state of renal failure. Hemodialysis is one of three renal replacement therapies (the other two being renal transplant and peritoneal dia...
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hemodialysis

(he″mo-di-alĀ“ә-sis) the use of principles of dialysis for removal of certain elements from the blood while it is being circulated outside the body in a hemodialyzer or through the peritoneal cavity (see peritoneal dialysis, done to remove toxic wastes from the blood of a patient with acute or chronic renal failure...
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hemodialysis

[n] - dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream
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hemodialysis

haemodialysis noun dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure
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HEMODIALYSIS

a method of dialysis in which blood is purified by circulating through an apparatus outside the body (sometimes called an 'artificial kidney')
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hemodialysis

hemodialysis, haemodialysis (s); hemodialyses, haemodialyses (pl) 1. A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis. 2. Dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure. 3. The removal of certain elements from the b...
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HEMODIALYSIS

is a process in which a machine filters toxins and waste products from the blood; it is used when the kidneys are no longer able to filter the blood.
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Hemodialysis

Our Hemodialysis Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Hemodialysis Hemodialysis: A medical procedure that uses a special machine (a dialysis machine) to filter waste products from the blood and to restore normal constituents to it. This shuffling of multiple substances is accomplished by virtue of the differe...
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hemodialysis

see dialysis.
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hemodialysis

Synonym for haemodialysis ... <nephrology, procedure> The removal of certain elements from the blood by virtue of the difference in the rates of their diffusion through a semipermeable membrane, for example, by means of a haemodialysis machine or filter. ... Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hemodialysis

Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′mō-dī-al′i-sis Definitions: 1. Dialysis of soluble substances and water from the blood by diffusion through a semipermeable membrane; separation of cellular elements and colloids from soluble substances is achieved by pore size in the membrane and rates of diffusion.
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hemodialysis

Use of an artificial kidney to remove toxic compounds from the blood by passing it through a tube of semipermeable membrane. Note: The tube is bathed in a dialysing solution to restore the normal chemical composition of the blood while permitting diffusion of toxic substances from the blood.
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