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hemodialysis

Definition/Scope: 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 hemodialysis machine or filter.



Used For:

end-stage renal dialysis
ESRD (end-stage renal dialysis)
haemodialysis
kidney dialysis
renal dialysis

Broader Terms:

dialysis
medical services

Related Terms:

kidney diseases


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