Equipment used to clean individual's blood when one or both kidneys are defective or absent, and to remove excess accumulation of drugs or chemicals in the blood.
More Common Terms
- Diabetes A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar.
- Disability Insurance A type of insurance coverage that compensates some percentage of a worker's total wages should they become sick and/or injured and therefore unable to work.
- Estate Planning Refers to the process of planning for what will happen to an individual's assets in the event of his/her death. This generally requires an attorney's involvement.