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hemodialyzer, haemodialyzer
1. A machine for performing hemodialysis in acute or chronic renal failure. Also called, artificial kidney.
2. A machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body.
3. An apparatus by which hemodialysis may be performed; blood is brought in contact with a semipermeable membrane on whose other side is a dialysate solution composed to secure diffusion of certain elements out of the blood; artificial kidney.