Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To subject to or undergo dialysis.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To subject something (or someone) to dialysis
  • verb intransitive To undergo dialysis

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

  • verb separate by dialysis

Etymologies

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

[Back-formation from dialysis.]

Examples

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

    A Dialysis Treatment For The Busy Patient

  • 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.

    A Dialysis Treatment For The Busy Patient

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2004

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

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "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

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • 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.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • "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

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  • 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.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

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

    StarTribune.com 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.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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