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microdialysis

Pronunciation: mi'kro-di-al'i-sis

Definition: A method of studying extracellular fluid composition and response to exogenous agents, using a tiny tubular probe with a dialysis membrane and fluid flow rates of 1–3 mcL/minute, inserted into tissues.

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