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  Definition of apheresis
  1. a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion
  2. (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon'' for `raccoon'' or `till'' for `until''
Similar Words: pheresis, aphaeresis

 

Hyponyms: plasmapheresis, plateletpheresis

 

 
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