hemodialyzer

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hemodialyzer

 [he″mo-di´ah-līz″er]
an apparatus by which hemodialysis may be performed; blood is brought in contact with a semipermeable membrane on whose other side is a dialysate solution of such composition as to secure diffusion of certain elements out of the blood. Popularly called artificial kidney.

he·mo·di·a·lyz·er

(hē'mō-dī'ă-lī'zĕr),
A machine for hemodialysis in acute or chronic renal failure; toxic substances in the blood are removed by exposure of blood to dialyzing fluid (dialysate) across a semipermeable membrane.
Synonym(s): artificial kidney

hemodialyzer

/he·mo·di·a·lyz·er/ (-di´ah-līz″er) an apparatus for performing hemodialysis.

hemodialyzer

See dialyzer.

he·mo·di·a·lyz·er

(hē'mō-dī'ă-līz-ĕr)
A machine for hemodialysis in acute or chronic renal failure; toxic substances in the blood are removed by exposure to dialyzing fluid across a semipermeable membrane.
Synonym(s): artificial kidney, haemodialyser.