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Medical Term:

hemoperfusion

Pronunciation: he'mo-per-fyu'zhun

Definition: Passage of blood through columns of adsorptive material (such as activated charcoal) to remove toxic substances from the blood.

[hemo- + L. perfusio, to pass through]

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