dialysate(redirected from dialyzates)
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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).
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That part of a mixture that passes through a dialyzing membrane; the material that does not pass through is referred to as the retentate.
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That part of a mixture that passes through a dialyzing membrane.
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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
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