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plasmapheresis

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noun plas·ma·pher·e·sis \ˌplaz-mə-ˈfer-ə-səs, -fə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of plasmapheresis

plural plasmaphereses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  apheresis used to remove blood plasma (as in the treatment of myasthenia gravis or in the collection of blood plasma for use in transfusion)




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