A type of apheresis in which blood is taken from a donor.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Plasmapheresis
Origin of Plasmapheresis
From New Latin plasm- + Ancient Greek ἀφαίρεσις (aphairesis, “removal")
plasm(a) Greek aphairesis removal aphaeresis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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