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Dialysis

Similar term(s): kidney dialysis, renal dialysis.

Definition:

When kidneys do not function properly, toxic wastes in the blood cannot be filtered out anymore and build up. If nothing is done, this can lead to death. Dialysis is a medical procedure that uses a machine to filter waste products from the blood and restore the bloods normal constituents.

Source: GreenFacts

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Dialyse
Español: Diálisis
Français: Dialyse

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