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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.
The coronary artery perfuses myocardium in diastole phase, while renal artery perfuses the kidney in systole phase.
A longer delay could be used to ensure that more labelled blood perfuses the tissues of interest but labelling efficiency may be reduced owing to T1 relaxation effects [75].
This is because the used arterial blood reaching the recipient twin preferentially goes to the iliac vessels and thus perfuses only the lower half of the body.
Once the organs are removed from the donor, blood no longer perfuses through the vessels and the cells become starved of oxygen.
In seconds, the new liver perfuses and changes from grayish-pink to reddish-pink as smooth as raspberry pudding
Left heart failure can develop if IPF becomes severe, as decreased oxygen perfuses the myocardium.
Given that arterial blood perfuses the device, only in conditions of severe hypoxaemia can any significant oxygenation be achieved (8).