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dialysis

dahy a luh suhs

  • n  separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes

  • She has been sedated and is on a respirator and is undergoing dialysis.
  • Every year dialysis saves the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans who would otherwise die of renal failure while waiting for an organ transplant.
  • In 2002, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said bin Laden had kidney disease, and that he had required a dialysis machine when he lived in Afghanistan.
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  • Art Buchwald in Salon
    Nobody's been able to really explain what's going on because I'm not taking dialysis,Buchwald told The Associated Press in May. "I have to thank my kidneys."
  • Ehud Olmert in USA Today
    We wouldn't allow one baby to suffer one night because of a lack of dialysis,Olmert said in an interview with The New York Times.
  • Jack Brabham in AFP
    Unfortunately, I don't get the time to do the things I want any more,Brabham told The Daily Telegraph. "I really only get two days a week where I can do anything. I am a dialysis patient and it takes five hours, three days a week. I have...

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