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ef·fu·sion

 (ĭ-fyo͞o′zhən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of effusing.
b. Liquid or other matter poured forth.
2. An unrestrained outpouring of feeling, as in speech or writing: "the devout effusions of sacred eloquence" (Edmund Burke).
3. Medicine
a. The seeping of serous, purulent, or bloody fluid into a body cavity or tissue.
b. The effused fluid.

effusion

(ɪˈfjuːʒən)
n
1. an unrestrained outpouring in speech or words
2. the act or process of being poured out
3. something that is poured out
4. (General Physics) the flow of a gas through a small aperture under pressure, esp when the density is such that the mean distance between molecules is large compared to the diameter of the aperture
5. (Medicine) med
a. the escape of blood or other fluid into a body cavity or tissue
b. the fluid that has escaped

ef•fu•sion

(ɪˈfyu ʒən)

n.
1. the act of effusing or pouring forth.
2. something that is effused.
3. an unrestrained expression, as of feelings.
4.
a. the escape of a fluid, as blood, from its natural vessels into a body cavity.
b. the fluid that escapes.
5. the flow of a gas with a mean distance between molecules that is large compared to the diameter of the orifice through which it flows.
[1350–1400; < Latin]

effusion

The process by which a gas under pressure moves through a small aperture into an region of lower pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.effusion - an unrestrained expression of emotion
expression, reflexion, reflection, manifestation - expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
acting out - a (usually irritating) impulsive and uncontrollable outburst by a problem child or a neurotic adult
cry - a fit of weeping; "had a good cry"
explosion - a sudden outburst; "an explosion of laughter"; "an explosion of rage"
flare - a sudden outburst of emotion; "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage"
2.effusion - flow under pressure
overflow, flood, outpouring - a large flow
Translations

effusion

[ɪˈfjuːʒən] Nefusión f

effusion

n (lit, fig)Erguss m

effusion

[ɪˈfjuːʒn] neffusione f

ef·fu·sion

n. efusión, derrame, escape de líquido a una cavidad o tejido;
pericardial ______ pericardial;
pleural ______ pleural.

effusion

n derrame m; pericardial — derrame pericárdico; pleural — derrame pleural
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No fracture or collapse of the femoral head or joint effusion was observed.
The joint effusion was examined in the sagittal plane in T2-proton density-weighted short-tau inversion recovery (STIR) images.
Results: The pericollapse stage refers to a continuous period in the development of ONFH from the occurrence of subchondral fracture to early collapse (<2 mm), possessing specific imaging features that mainly consist of bone marrow edema and joint effusion on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), crescent signs on X-ray films, and clinical manifestations such as the sudden worsening of hip pain.
The scan showed a moderate joint effusion with extensive rice-body formation throughout all compartments of the knee joint (Fig.
Aspiration of the joint effusion was performed in all the patients who had knee effusion with osteoarthritis.
Joint effusion is a common association of glenohumeral pathologies.
A week passed and I took the results to a specialist for further advice"Beth, you have a joint effusion, osteoarthritis OA," the doctor said.
AP and lateral views were negative for fracture, periosteal changes, soft tissue swelling or joint effusion. Because there was high suspicion for injury, an MRI was obtained.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed diffuse soft-tissue edema, most prominent in the popliteal fossa around the knee and a large knee joint effusion with synovitis (Figure 1).
MRI depicted joint effusion with multiple, frond-like villi projecting into the joint from the synovium, with signal equal to fat on all imaging sequences.
MRI confirmed the subcutaneous fluid collection in the thigh, along with right hip joint effusion concerning for septic arthritis (Figure 2).

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