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plasmapheresis

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

Medical Definition of PLASMAPHERESIS

:  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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