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Medical Term:

hemofiltration

Pronunciation: he'mo-fil-tra'shun

Definition: A process, similar to hemodialysis, by which ultrafiltrate is continuously removed from the blood. Process most often is combined with either replacement of a portion of the ultrafiltrate or continuous dialysis.

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