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a•pher•e•sis



Pronunciation: (u-fer'u-sis for 1; af"u-rē'sis for 2), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apheresis.html on line 83 [key]
n.
1. Also,aphaeresis.the loss or omission of one or more letters or sounds at the beginning of a word, as in squire for esquire, or count for account.
2. Med.the withdrawal of whole blood from the body, separation of one or more components, and return by transfusion of remaining blood to the donor.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apheresis.html on line 142 apheresis (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apheresis.html on line 144 apheresis (Encyclopedia)

 

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