dialyzer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dialyzer a medical instrument for separating substances in solution by unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dialyzer The instrument or medium used to effect chemical dialysis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dialyzer The parchment-paper, or septum, stretched over a wooden or gutta-percha ring, used in the operation of dialysis. Also spelled dialyser.
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Usage

In literature:

At the fourth week the soup was given up; dialyzed iron was substituted for all other forms.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
Dialyzed iron in large quantities is efficacious.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Graham studied the diffusibility of substances in solution through the parchment membrane of a simple dialyzer.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Here is another dialyzer with the same amount of serum, but no tissue, such as Mr. Jameson has seen me place in this first one.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
The plant extract loses the power to cause such luminescence on boiling and the peroxidase will not dialyze.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
The solution is said to be dialyzed.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Distilled water was placed on the reverse side of the dialyzing apparatus and the tests started.
"Paint Technology and Tests" by Henry A. Gardner
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In news:

3 kidney patients developed infections at L.A. Dialysis always carries a high risk of infection because blood is pumped through machines known as dialyzers.
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