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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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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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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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