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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: si'ta-fe-re'sis

Definition: A procedure in which various cells can be separated from the withdrawn blood and retained, with the plasma and other formed elements retransfused into the donor.

[cyt- + G. aphairesis, a withdrawal]

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