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Hemapheresis vs. Apheresis — What's the Difference?

Hemapheresis vs. Apheresis

Difference Between Hemapheresis and Apheresis

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Hemapheresis

See apheresis.
Jul 03, 2022

Apheresis

Apheresis (ἀφαίρεσις (aphairesis, "a taking away")) 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.
Jul 03, 2022

Hemapheresis

The removal of selective components of the blood
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Apheresis

(Linguistics) Variant of aphaeresis.
Jul 03, 2022

Apheresis

Aph·e·re·sis (ăf′ə-rēsĭs) Medicine A procedure in which blood is drawn from a donor and separated into its components, some of which are retained, such as plasma or platelets, and the remainder returned by transfusion to the donor. Also called hemapheresis.
Jul 03, 2022
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Apheresis

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.
Jul 03, 2022

Apheresis

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).
Jul 03, 2022

Apheresis

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

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

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

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

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
Jul 03, 2022

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