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in·fu·sion

 (ĭn-fyo͞o′zhən)
n.
1. The act or process of infusing.
2. Something infused or introduced: an economy in need of regular capital infusions.
3. The liquid product obtained by infusing: prepared an infusion of medicinal herbs.
4.
a. Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
b. The solution so introduced: a sucrose infusion.
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infusion

(ɪnˈfjuːʒən)
n
1. the act of infusing
2. something infused
3. an extract obtained by soaking
4. (Medicine) med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body
infusive adj
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in•fu•sion

(ɪnˈfyu ʒən)

n.
1. the act or process of infusing.
2. something that is infused.
3. a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
4.
a. the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
b. the solution used.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infusion - a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
beef tea, Bovril - an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
black catechu, catechu - extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
pancreatin - extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions
2.infusion - the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
3.infusion - (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
instillation, instillment, instilment - the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
4.infusion - the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality; "the team's continued success is attributable to a steady infusion of new talent"
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
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infusion

noun
1. injection, introduction, dose, insertion He brought a tremendous infusion of hope to the people.
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Translations

infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒən] N [of new talent, money, capital] → inyección f (Culin) (= tea etc) → infusión f
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infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒən] n
(= tea etc) → infusion f
a herbal infusion → une infusion
(= injection, introduction) [money, capital] → injection f
a cash infusion → une injection de liquidités
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

infusion

n
(of hope etc)Einflößen nt; an infusion of cash/capitaleine Finanzspritze
(Cook) → Aufguss m; (tea-like) → Tee m; an infusion of rosehip teaHagebuttentee m
(Med) → Infusion f
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infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒn] n (tea) → infuso
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in·fu·sion

n. infusión.
1. introducción lenta, por gravedad, de líquidos en una vena;
2. sumersión de un elemento en agua para obtener los principios activos solubles;
rapid ______ rápida.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

infusion

n infusión f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Haga et al., "Potential therapeutic application of intravenous autologous bone marrow infusion in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis," Stem Cells and Development, vol.
In 1957, Thomas and colleagues lead the first experiment on human beings, with the treatment of acute leukaemia with a bone marrow infusion from fetal and adult cadavers [10]; importantly, the authors reported the observation of an immunological reaction mediated by the graft against the leukaemia cells.
Bone marrow infusion in childhood: experiences from a thousand infusions.

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