Infusion



[in-fyoo-zhuh n] /ɪnˈfyu ʒən/

noun
1.
the act or process of infusing.
2.
something that is infused.
3.
a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
4.
Pharmacology.

5.
Medicine/Medical.

/ɪnˈfjuːʒən/
noun
1.
the act of infusing
2.
something infused
3.
an extract obtained by soaking
4.
(med) introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body
n.

c.1400, from Old French infusion (13c.) or directly from Latin infusionem (nominative infusio), noun of action from past participle stem of infundere (see infuse).

infusion in·fu·sion (ĭn-fyōō’zhən)
n.

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