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perfusion

[ per-fyoo-zhuhn ]
/ pərˈfyu ʒən /
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noun
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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Origin of perfusion

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perfusion

perfusion , profusion
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