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Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis refers to the removal of substances from the blood, accomplished by sending the blood through tubes made of semipermeable materials such as membranes. It is used to cleanse the blood of individuals who suffer from renal failure.


References
Thomas, C.L. 1985. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Co. Pub., Philadelphia. 2170.