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1. the fluid and solutes in a dialysis process that simply flow through the dialyzer and do not pass through the semipermeable membrane, being discarded along with removed toxic substances after they flow back out of the dialyzer.
2. diffusate (def. 2).
That part of a mixture that passes through a dialyzing membrane; the material that does not pass through is referred to as the retentate.
dialysate/di·al·y·sate/ (di-al´ĭ-sāt) the fluid and solutes in a dialysis process that flow through the dialyzer, do not pass through the membrane, and are discarded along with removed toxic substances after leaving the dialyzer.
the material that passes through the membrane in dialysis.
That part of a mixture that passes through a dialyzing membrane.
A chemical bath used in dialysis to draw fluids and toxins out of the bloodstream and supply electrolytes and other chemicals to the bloodstream.
Mentioned in: Dialysis, Kidney
the material passing through the membrane in dialysis. In peritoneal dialysis, the fluid infused and later removed from the peritoneal cavity.