[ per-fyoo-zhuhn ]
/ pərˈfyu ʒən /
the act of perfusing.
Surgery. the passage of fluid through the lymphatic system or blood vessels to an organ or a tissue.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perfusionperfusion , profusion
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The minute accuracy of Harveys observation is shown by his record of what is in reality a perfusion experiment.William Harvey|D'Arcy Powers
Medical definitions for perfusion
[ pər-fyōō′zhən ]
The act of perfusing.
The injection of fluid into a blood vessel in order to reach an organ or tissues, usually to supply nutrients and oxygen.
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