Apheresis vs Aphereses - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between apheresis and aphereses
is that apheresis
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
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* aphaeresis (qualifier)
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.
* (medicine) pheresis, hemapheresis
* (linguistics) prosiopesis
* (linguistics) syncope, apocope
* aphaeretic, apheretic