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Definition of "leukapheresis" [leukapheresis]

  • A laboratory procedure where white blood cells are separated from a sample of blood. (noun)

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Use "leukapheresis" in a sentence
  • "Such supportive care includes a treatment called leukapheresis, which reduces the levels of white blood cells."
  • "The dendritic cells are obtained by a process known as leukapheresis which involves the separation and extraction of white blood cells from the rest of the patient's blood, and returning it to the organism."
  • "Visit a blood center near their home to undergo a leukapheresis, the technical term for obtaining their immature dendritic cells."