dialyze

verb
di·​a·​lyze | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce dialyze (audio) \
dialyzed; dialyzing

Definition of dialyze

transitive verb

: to subject to dialysis

intransitive verb

: to undergo dialysis

Other Words from dialyze

dialyzable \ ˈdī-​ə-​ˌlī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce dialyze (audio) \ adjective

Examples of dialyze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, some nephrologists — doctors who specialize in treating diseases of the kidney — are paid less per month for patients who dialyze at home versus in-clinic. Leslie Trigg, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 Reimagining the future and empowering patients to dialyze on their own schedule at home will require broad commitment across the kidney disease community. Leslie Trigg, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of dialyze

1861, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Dialyze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialyze. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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dialyze

verb
di·​a·​lyze
variants: or British dialyse \ ˈdī-​ə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce dialyze (audio) \
dialyzed or British dialysed; dialyzing or British dialysing

Medical Definition of dialyze

transitive verb

: to subject to dialysis : separate or obtain by dialysis

intransitive verb

: to undergo dialysis : diffuse through a suitable membrane

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