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dialyzer

 [di´ah-līz″er]
1. an apparatus for performing dialysis.

di·a·lyz·er

(dī'ă-lī'zĕr),
The apparatus for performing dialysis; a membrane used in dialysis.

dialyzer

/di·a·lyz·er/ (di´ah-līz″er) hemodialyzer.

dialyzer

(dī′ə-lī′zər)
n.
A machine equipped with a semipermeable membrane and used for performing dialysis.

dialyzer

[dī′əlī′zər]
Etymology: Gk, dia + lysis, loosening
1 a machine used in dialysis.
2 a semipermeable membrane or porous diaphragm in a dialysis machine. See also dialysis, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis.

di·a·lyz·er

(dī'ă-lī-zĕr)
The apparatus for performing dialysis; a membrane used in dialysis.

Dialyzer

An artificial kidney usually composed of hollow fiber which is used in hemodialysis to eliminate waste products from the blood and remove excess fluids from the bloodstream.
Mentioned in: Dialysis, Kidney

dialyzer

an apparatus for performing dialysis; a hemodialyzer.
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