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Descriptor English: Dialysis
Descriptor Spanish: Diálisis
Descriptor Portuguese: Diálise
Descriptor French: Dialyse
Entry term(s): Dialyses
Tree number(s): E05.196.353
G02.186
SP4.097.048
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003956
Scope note: A process of selective diffusion through a membrane. It is usually used to separate low-molecular-weight solutes which diffuse through the membrane from the colloidal and high-molecular-weight solutes which do not. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Annotation: anal & phys chem process; NIM; in ther of kidney dis "dialysis" is likely to be RENAL DIALYSIS or PERITONEAL DIALYSIS; nothing to do with "dialysis retinae" ( = RETINAL DIALYSES see RETINAL PERFORATIONS)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 3982
Unique ID: D003956
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Dialysis - Preferred
Concept UI M0006201
Scope note A process of selective diffusion through a membrane. It is usually used to separate low-molecular-weight solutes which diffuse through the membrane from the colloidal and high-molecular-weight solutes which do not. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Dialysis
Entry term(s) Dialyses



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