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Overview of noun apheresis

The noun apheresis has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. aphaeresis, apheresis

((linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until')

2. apheresis, pheresis

(a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion)

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