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hemofiltration

noun he·mo·fil·tra·tion
variants: or chiefly British haemofiltration play \ˌhē-mō-fil-ˈtrā-shən\

medical Definition of hemofiltration

:the process of removing blood from the living body (as of a kidney patient), purifying it by passing it through a system of extracorporeal filters, and returning it to the body

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