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Meaning of PERFUSE

Pronunciation:  pur'fyooz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color"
  2. [v]  force a fluid through (a body part or tissue); "perfuse a liver with a salt solution"

PERFUSE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: suffuse
 See Also: flush



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perfused}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Perfusing}.] [L. perfusus, p. p. of perfundere to
pour over; per + fundere to pour.]
To suffuse; to fill full or to excess. --Harvey.

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