- to transfer (blood) into the veins or arteries of a person or animal.
- to inject, as a saline solution, into a blood vessel.
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This is transfused with the intention of preventing the infection from severe progression.To tackle the raging second wave, India needs faster updates to its Covid-19 treatment protocols|Manavi Kapur|April 8, 2021|Quartz
How long he sat there, allowing the subtle influence to transfuse and possess his entire being, he did not know.The Crusade of the Excelsior|Bret Harte
Fifty or sixty years ago surgeons did not hesitate to transfuse the blood of animals into human beings.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
I wish I could transcribe, or rather transfuse into language, the glow of my heart when I read your letter.The Letters of Robert Burns|Robert Burns
British Dictionary definitions for transfuse
- to inject (blood, etc) into a blood vessel
- to give a transfusion to (a patient)