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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes.

Usage examples (30)
  • However, the mechanism by which long-term dialysis causes clotting has not been clear.
  • And home dialysis is significantly cheaper than being treated in a clinic or hospital.
  • As the long-term treatment for permanent kidney failure, dialysis is a good-news/bad-news technology.
  • But why the kidneys are not working or how long someone needs to be on dialysis is different for each person. for more
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