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Hemapheresis vs. Apheresis

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Hemapheresisnoun

The removal of selective components of the blood

Apheresisnoun

Elision, suppression, or complete loss of a letter or sound (syllable) from the beginning of a word, such as the development of special from especial; procope.

Apheresisnoun

The removal of blood from a patient, and the removal of certain components (such as platelets) from that blood, followed by the transfusion of the filtered blood back to the donor (patient).

Apheresisnoun

Extirpation or extraction of a superfluity (especially a pathological one) from the body, especially blood.

Apheresisnoun

The dropping of a letter or syllable from the beginning of a word; e. g., cute for acute.

Apheresisnoun

An operation by which any part is separated from the rest.

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Apheresisnoun

(linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'

Apheresisnoun

a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion

Apheresis

Apheresis (ἀφαίρεσις (aphairesis, )) is a medical technology in which the blood of a person is passed through an apparatus that separates out one particular constituent and returns the remainder to the circulation. It is thus an extracorporeal therapy.

‘a taking away’;

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