Q. 24.4( 5 Votes )

Explain the term dialysis.

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Dialysis is the process of removing nitrogenous wastes and excess water from the body by using a clinical device, called as artificial kidney and a dialyzing fluid. It serves as a substitute for normal functioning of the kidneys. It is required when the kidneys stop functioning properly or are damaged.

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