haemodialysis vs hemodialysis what difference

what is difference between haemodialysis and hemodialysis

English

Alternative forms

  • hemodialysis

Etymology

From haemo- +‎ dialysis.

Noun

haemodialysis (countable and uncountable, plural haemodialyses)

  1. (British spelling, medicine) The use of dialysis to remove waste products from the blood in the case of kidney failure.

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English

Alternative forms

  • haemodialysis

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αἱμο- (haimo-, blood) +‎ διάλυσις (diálusis, separation, dissolution), from διαλύω (dialúō, I separate), from διά (diá, through) +‎ λύω (lúō, I loose). Synchronically, hemo- +‎ dialysis.

Noun

hemodialysis (countable and uncountable, plural hemodialyses)

  1. (medicine) A dialysis utilizing extracorporeal removal of waste products from the blood in the case of kidney failure.

Related terms

  • hemodialysate
  • hemodialyse
  • peritoneal dialysis

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