Apheresis vs Aphereses - What's the difference?

apheresis | aphereses |


As nouns the difference between apheresis and aphereses

is that apheresis is (linguistics|prosody) elision, suppression, or complete loss of a letter or sound (syllable) from the beginning of a word, such as the development of (term) from (term); procope while aphereses is .

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apheresis

English

Alternative forms

* aphaeresis (qualifier) * (archaic)

Noun

(aphereses) (qualifier)
  • (linguistics, prosody) Elision, suppression, or complete loss of a letter or sound (syllable) from the beginning of a word, such as the development of (term) from (term); procope.
  • (medicine, specific, still current) The removal of blood from a patient, and the removal of certain components (such as platelets) from that blood, followed by the transfusion of the filtered blood back to the donor (patient).
  • (medicine, general, obsolete) Extirpation or extraction of a superfluity (especially a pathological one) from the body, especially blood.
  • Synonyms

    * (medicine) pheresis, hemapheresis * (linguistics) prosiopesis

    Hyponyms

    * aphesis

    Coordinate terms

    * (linguistics) syncope, apocope

    Derived terms

    * aphaeretic, apheretic

    Anagrams

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    References

    aphereses

    English

    Alternative forms

    * aphaereses *

    Noun

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