variants or chiefly British haemofiltration
: 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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“Hemofiltration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemofiltration. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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