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trans·fuse

 (trăns-fyo͞oz′)
tr.v. trans·fused, trans·fus·ing, trans·fus·es
1. To pour (something) out of one vessel into another.
2. To cause to be instilled or imparted: transfused a love of learning to her children.
3. To diffuse through; permeate: a glade that was transfused with sunlight.
4. Medicine To administer a transfusion of or to: transfuse blood into a patient; transfuse a patient.

[Middle English transfusen, to transmit, from Latin trānsfundere, trānsfūs-, to transfuse : trāns-, trans- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·fus′er n.
trans·fus′i·ble, trans·fus′a·ble adj.
trans·fu′sive (-fyo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv) adj.

transfuse

(trænsˈfjuːz)
vb (tr)
1. to permeate or infuse: a blush transfused her face.
2. (Medicine)
a. to inject (blood, etc) into a blood vessel
b. to give a transfusion to (a patient)
3. rare to transfer from one vessel to another, esp by pouring
[C15: from Latin transfundere to pour out, from trans- + fundere to pour]
transˈfuser n
transˈfusible, transˈfusable adj
transˈfusive adj

trans•fuse

(trænsˈfyuz)

v.t. -fused, -fus•ing.
1. to transfer or pass from one to another; transmit.
2. to diffuse into or through; permeate; infuse.
3.
a. to transfer a fluid by injection into a vein or artery.
b. to give a transfusion to.
4. Archaic. to pour from one container into another.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin trānsfūsus, past participle of trānsfundere to transfer by pouring]
trans•fus′er, n.
trans•fus′i•ble, trans•fus′a•ble, adj.
trans•fu′sive (-ˈfyu sɪv, -zɪv) adj.

transfuse


Past participle: transfused
Gerund: transfusing

Imperative
transfuse
transfuse
Present
I transfuse
you transfuse
he/she/it transfuses
we transfuse
you transfuse
they transfuse
Preterite
I transfused
you transfused
he/she/it transfused
we transfused
you transfused
they transfused
Present Continuous
I am transfusing
you are transfusing
he/she/it is transfusing
we are transfusing
you are transfusing
they are transfusing
Present Perfect
I have transfused
you have transfused
he/she/it has transfused
we have transfused
you have transfused
they have transfused
Past Continuous
I was transfusing
you were transfusing
he/she/it was transfusing
we were transfusing
you were transfusing
they were transfusing
Past Perfect
I had transfused
you had transfused
he/she/it had transfused
we had transfused
you had transfused
they had transfused
Future
I will transfuse
you will transfuse
he/she/it will transfuse
we will transfuse
you will transfuse
they will transfuse
Future Perfect
I will have transfused
you will have transfused
he/she/it will have transfused
we will have transfused
you will have transfused
they will have transfused
Future Continuous
I will be transfusing
you will be transfusing
he/she/it will be transfusing
we will be transfusing
you will be transfusing
they will be transfusing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transfusing
you have been transfusing
he/she/it has been transfusing
we have been transfusing
you have been transfusing
they have been transfusing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transfusing
you will have been transfusing
he/she/it will have been transfusing
we will have been transfusing
you will have been transfusing
they will have been transfusing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transfusing
you had been transfusing
he/she/it had been transfusing
we had been transfusing
you had been transfusing
they had been transfusing
Conditional
I would transfuse
you would transfuse
he/she/it would transfuse
we would transfuse
you would transfuse
they would transfuse
Past Conditional
I would have transfused
you would have transfused
he/she/it would have transfused
we would have transfused
you would have transfused
they would have transfused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transfuse - impart graduallytransfuse - impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
contribute, lend, impart, add, bestow, bring - bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
breathe - impart as if by breathing; "He breathed new life into the old house"
2.transfuse - pour out of one vessel into anothertransfuse - pour out of one vessel into another
pour - cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
3.transfuse - treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skintransfuse - treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
4.transfuse - give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) totransfuse - give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
dispense, administer - give or apply (medications)

transfuse

verb
To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
Translations
يَنْقُل دَم شَخْصٍ إلى آخر
provést transfuzi
overføre
átömleszt
gefa blóî í æî
perpiltiperpylimas
pārliet
urobiť transfúziu
kan nakletmek

transfuse

[trænsˈfjuːz] VTtransfundir; [+ blood] → hacer una transfusión de

transfuse

vt (Med) bloodübertragen; (fig)erfüllen, durchdringen

transfuse

(trӕnsˈfjuːz) verb
to transfer (the blood of one person) into the veins of another.
transˈfusion (-ʒən) noun
1. a quantity of blood transferred from one person to another. She was given a blood transfusion.
2. the act or process of transferring blood from one person to another.

transfuse

vt transfundir, hacer una transfusión, poner sangre (fam)
References in classic literature ?
I want to try the effect of transfusing blood into her arteries after the heart has ceased to beat for some minutes.
Although blood banks are well-stocked in the UK and transfusion has been largely safe since the Hepatitis B and HIV infections of the 1970s and 1980s, many parts of the world still have problems with transfusing blood," Turner added.
Although WHO7 suggests that that there is no benefit in transfusing 1 unit of RCC, as it is insufficient to correct anaemia, a study conducted in Canada to address the role of single-unit transfusions as a blood-saving technique revealed that a single-unit transfusion strategy could be an effective, simple, practical and cost-saving method of reducing the risks associated with allogenic blood exposure.
The risk of a hemolytic transfusion should not deter the clinician from transfusing a patient when withholding the transfusion would place the patient in a life-threatening situation.
Emery spoke with Nurse Adams a second time and ordered Nurse Adams to begin transfusing blood immediately.
Transfusing red cells and plasma Recipient ABO antibodies in Donor red cell type Donor plasma type ABO type recipient's serum for transfusion for transfusion A Anti-B A or O A or AB B Anti-A B or O B or AB O Anti-A and O only O, A, B, or AB Anti-B AB None AB, A.
the heart-- with solid walls, transfusing starlight-- fills in for here,