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Pronunciation: lim'fo-sit'a-fe-re'sis

Definition: Separation and removal of lymphocytes from the withdrawn blood, with the remainder of the blood retransfused into the donor.

Synonym(s): lymphapheresis

[lymphocyte + G. aphairesis, a withdrawal]

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