[ per-fyoo-zhuhn ]

  1. the act of perfusing.

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

Origin of perfusion

1565–75; <Latin perfūsiōn- (stem of perfūsiō) a drenching. See perfuse, -ion

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Words Nearby perfusion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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