from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To subject to or undergo dialysis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To subject something (or someone) to dialysis
  • v. To undergo dialysis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To separate, prepare, or obtain, by dialysis or osmose; to pass through an animal membrane; to subject to dialysis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., to separate by dialysis. Also spelled dialyse

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. separate by dialysis


Back-formation from dialysis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • Because they can dialyze more frequently, like normal kidneys work, patients on home dialysis also are able to follow less restrictive diets and use fewer medications, such as erythropoietin, or EPO, an expensive anemia drug often needed in conjunction with dialysis.

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  • Studies show that patients are less likely to be depressed when they dialyze at home.

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  • If you can do daily dialyze, get those toxins out of your body on a daily basis, you may feel better, you may be more energetic and get things done in your life that you otherwise wouldn't be able to do -- Bill.

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  • "The biggest challenge in this country is that most patients don't know they have the choice to dialyze at home," said Dr. Rajnish Mehrotra of Los Angeles Biomedical Research rss feed

  • "Many people would prefer to dialyze at home, but they're afraid." rss feed

  • This bundling may spur the industry to take a closer look at home therapy since people who dialyze in their living rooms tend to take fewer drugs than those in centers, cutting costs, according to the kidney foundation and some doctors. rss feed

  • "They realize we'll dialyze them if they're in bad enough shape," he said.

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