Perfusion



[per-fyoo-zhuh n] /pərˈfyu ʒən/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
Surgery. the passage of fluid through the lymphatic system or blood vessels to an organ or a tissue.
n.

1570s, from Middle French perfusion and directly from Latin perfusionem (nominative perfusio) “a pouring over,” noun of action from past participle stem of perfundere “pour out,” from per- “throughout” (see per) + fundere “pour” (see found (v.2)).

perfusion per·fu·sion (pər-fyōō’zhən)
n.

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