dialysate

noun
di·​al·​y·​sate | \ dī-ˈa-lə-ˌzāt How to pronounce dialysate (audio) , -ˌsāt How to pronounce dialysate (audio) \
variants: or less commonly dialyzate \ dī-​ˈa-​lə-​ˌzāt How to pronounce dialyzate (audio) \

Definition of dialysate

: the material that passes through the membrane in dialysis

First Known Use of dialysate

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Dialysate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialysate. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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dialysate

noun
di·​al·​y·​sate | \ dī-ˈal-ə-ˌzāt How to pronounce dialysate (audio) , -ˌsāt How to pronounce dialysate (audio) \
variants: also dialyzate \ -​ˌzāt How to pronounce dialyzate (audio) \

Medical Definition of dialysate

1 : the material that passes through the membrane in dialysis

called also diffusate

2 : the liquid into which material passes by way of the membrane in dialysis

called also diffusate

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