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Apheresis

noun
1.
(linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in 'coon' for 'raccoon' or 'till' for 'until'.  Synonym: aphaeresis.
2.
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.  Synonym: pheresis.



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Words linked to "Apheresis" :   aphaeresis, plasmapheresis, linguistics, deletion, apheretic, plateletpheresis, omission, pheresis, dialysis



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