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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Leucocitaféresis

Leukapheresis (LOO-kuh-feh-REE-sis)
Removal of the blood to collect specific blood cells. The remaining blood is returned to the body.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.