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Medical Term:

lymphoplasmapheresis

Pronunciation: lim'o-plaz'ma-fe-re'sis

Definition: Separation and removal of lymphocytes and plasma from the withdrawn blood, with the remainder of the blood retransfused into the donor.

[lymphocyte + plasma + G. aphairesis, a withdrawal]

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