Definition of Plasmapheresis

1. Noun. Plasma is separated from whole blood and the rest is returned to the donor.

Generic synonyms: Apheresis, Pheresis



Definition of Plasmapheresis

1. Noun. (medicine) A procedure in which whole blood is removed from a donor or patient and centrifuged to isolate blood cells that are resuspended in a compatible solution and re-injected into the donor or patient. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plasmapheresis

1. [n -RESES]

Medical Definition of Plasmapheresis

1. Centrifuging blood that has been removed from the body to separate the cellular elements from the plasma. (31 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plasmapheresis

plasmakinins
plasmal reaction
plasmalemma
plasmalemmae
plasmalemmas
plasmalemmata
plasmalike
plasmalogen
plasmalogenase
plasmalogenic
plasmalogens
plasmals
plasmanylethanolamine desaturase
plasmapause
plasmaphereses
plasmapheresis (current term)
plasmapheretic
plasmas
plasmasol
plasmasols
plasmasonic
plasmasphere
plasmaspheres
plasmaspheric
plasmaspheric hiss
plasmat-
plasmatic
plasmatic compartment
plasmatical
plasmation

Literary usage of Plasmapheresis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"The medical examination for plasmapheresis need not be repeated, ... (ii) A donor who is an active participant in a plasmapheresis program, ..."

2. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Comparison of selectivity of LDL removal by double filtration and dextran-sulfate cellulose column plasmapheresis. Atherosclerosis 1986;60:23-7. 600. ..."

3. Blood Supply: Transfusion-Associated Risks by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"The American Blood Resources Association (ABRA)—a trade association for plasmapheresis collection centers and plasma derivative manufacturers—maintains a ..."

4. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"The plasmapheresis centers collect plasma that they either sell to US fractionators (who manufacture derivatives such as albumin from it) or export to ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"The medical examination for plasmapheresis need not be repeated, ... (ii) A donor who is an active participant in a plasmapheresis program, ..."

6. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Comparison of selectivity of LDL removal by double filtration and dextran-sulfate cellulose column plasmapheresis. Atherosclerosis 1986;60:23-7. 600. ..."

7. Blood Supply: Transfusion-Associated Risks by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"The American Blood Resources Association (ABRA)—a trade association for plasmapheresis collection centers and plasma derivative manufacturers—maintains a ..."

8. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"The plasmapheresis centers collect plasma that they either sell to US fractionators (who manufacture derivatives such as albumin from it) or export to ..."

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