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per·fuse

 (pər-fyo͞oz′)
tr.v. per·fused, per·fus·ing, per·fus·es
1. To coat or permeate with liquid, color, or light; suffuse.
2. To pour or diffuse (a liquid, for example) over or through something.

[Latin perfundere, perfūs-, to pour over : per-, per- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

per·fu′sive (pər-fyo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv) adj.

perfuse

(pəˈfjuːz)
vb (tr)
1. to suffuse or permeate (a liquid, colour, etc) through or over (something)
2. (Surgery) surgery to pass (a fluid) through organ tissue to ensure adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon monoxide
[C16: from Latin perfūsus wetted, from perfundere to pour over, from per- + fundere to pour]
perˈfused adj
perˈfusion n
perˈfusionist n
perˈfusive adj

per•fuse

(pərˈfyuz)

v.t. -fused, -fus•ing.
1. to overspread with moisture, color, etc.; suffuse.
2. to diffuse (a liquid, color, etc.) through or over something.
3. to pass (fluid) through blood vessels or the lymphatic system to an organ or tissue.
[1520–30; < Latin perfūsus, past participle of perfundere to drench, flood. See per-, fuse2]
per•fu′sion (-ˈfyu ʒən) n.
per•fu′sive (-sɪv) adj.

perfuse


Past participle: perfused
Gerund: perfusing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perfuse - force a fluid through (a body part or tissue); "perfuse a liver with a salt solution"
flush - cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"
2.perfuse - cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color"
flush - cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"
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A Dutch landscape along a navigable river which perfuses it till to the background.
Wiser, experienced physicians know that older patients with significant pre-existing vascular disease and other medical problems often require higher blood pressure than optimal levels to perfuse critical organs like the kidneys and brain.
Over 1500 /[micro] of plasma per mg of tissue per day perfuse the human heart (25), conditions that according to our data would allow extraction of the majority of cTnT in 24 h without the need for extensive myofibrillar degradation given an unrestricted plasma flow in the damaged area.
consuming adequate clean water to move toxins out and perfuse tissues with necessary hormones
Because the technology is new, not much is known about the vascular changes that help blood penetrate, or perfuse, into the transplanted tissue.
When dealing with a patient suffering from a serious head injury, it is important to prevent secondary brain injury by providing adequate oxygenation and maintaining stable blood pressure at a level that is sufficient to perfuse the brain with rapid transfer of the patient to a trauma centre that is capable of immediate and definitive neurosurgical intervention.
sailboat in the shallows perfuse Shelley's notebooks, and poetic
Mais pour en arriver la, il faut que le cerveau souffre soit d'hypoxie c'est-a-dire manque d'oxygene ou d'hypo-perfusion, ce qui signifie que le sang ne perfuse pas assez le cerveau.
In right coronary dominancy, the RCA gives off the posterior descending artery (PDA) and the posterolateral branch artery (PLB) which perfuse the posterior interventricular septum and the inferior left ventricular wall, respectively (Fig.
This will preclude the subclavian steal phenomenon from occurring so as to perfuse the left subclavian artery; consequently, surgical re-implantation of the left subclavian artery to the left carotid artery would be mandatory.
Guidelines for treatment based on age alone will miss the mark and risk over-treating frail adults who may need their high blood pressure to perfuse vital organs, including the heart.
Based on these reported adverse events, the SVS has recommended routine pre-operative re-vascularization to perfuse the LSA in patients who need elective endovascular repair where achievement of an adequate seal requires coverage of the LSA.