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(dī-al′ĭ-sēz″) pl. dialyses [dia- + -lysis]
1. The passage of a solute through a membrane. 2. The removal of toxic chemicals from the body by extracting solutes via a semipermeable membrane. It is used in patients with acute or chronic kidney disease to maintain or restore acid-base, electrolyte, and/or fluid balance.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Dialysis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732092/all/dialysis.
Dialysis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732092/all/dialysis. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Dialysis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732092/all/dialysis
Dialysis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732092/all/dialysis.
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