Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIALYSIS

Dialysis has also been recently applied in the separation of alkaloids.

This body is soluble in water, and consequently is not precipitated by dialysis.

The disjunction or dialysis of the carpels, for instance, frequently renders axile placentation marginal.

Hence we can easily separate by dialysis two bodies of different groups which are mixed in a solution.

Dialysis, the process by means of which a crystalline substance may be separated from a colloidal body.

Organic fluids are best submitted to dialysis; the dialysed fluid should then be concentrated and qualitative tests applied.

The contents of the stomach are filtered or submitted to dialysis, and the test applied direct.

Furthermore, the structure of the intestine is such as to produce conditions adapted for dialysis.

Any tartar emetic present in the sediment might have been procured in a pure form by the simple process of dialysis.

The dissolved proteins in each extract can be subsequently purified by dialysis, precipitation, etc.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Latin, from Greek dialysis "dissolution, separation" (of the disbanding of troops, a divorce, etc.), from dialyein "dissolve, separate," from dia- "apart" + lyein "loosen" (see lose). Used originally in logic and grammar; chemistry sense is first recorded 1861, medicine 1914. Related: Dialytic.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIALYSIS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.