perfusion

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin perfusio (the act of pouring over).

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A perfusion pump, c. 1935, an early device for simulating natural perfusion
  1. The act of perfusing
  2. (medicine) The introduction of a drug or nutrients through the bloodstream in order to reach an internal organ or tissues.

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perfusion f (plural perfusions)

  1. (medicine) perfusion, drip, intravenous injection
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