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Descriptor English:   Dialysis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Diálisis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Diálise 
Synonyms English:   Dialyses  
Tree Number:   E05.196.353
Definition English:   A process of selective diffusion through a membrane. It is usually used to separate low-molecular-weight solutes which diffuse through the membrane from the colloidal and high-molecular-weight solutes which do not. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   anal & phys chem process; NIM; in ther of kidney dis "dialysis" is likely to be RENAL DIALYSIS or PERITONEAL DIALYSIS; nothing to do with "dialysis retinae" ( = RETINAL DIALYSES see RETINAL PERFORATIONS)
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   3982 
Unique Identifier:   D003956 

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