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plasmapheresis

  

      n   (in blood transfusion) a technique for removing healthy or infected plasma by separating it from the red blood cells by settling or using a centrifuge and retransfusing the red blood cells in a harmless fluid into the donor or patient  
     (C20: from plasm + Greek aphairesis taking away)  
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