English dictionary

Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: apheresis

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


Broader (hypernym)deletion, omission

Domain categorylinguistics

2. apheresis (act) 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


Broader (hypernym)dialysis

Narrower (hyponym)plasmapheresis, plateletpheresis

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk