Definition of Perfusion

1. Noun. Pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels).

Generic synonyms: Insertion, Introduction, Intromission
Derivative terms: Perfuse



Definition of Perfusion

1. n. The act of perfusing.

Definition of Perfusion

1. Noun. The act of perfusing ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The introduction of a drug or nutrients through the bloodstream in order to reach an internal organ or tissues. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perfusion

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Medical Definition of Perfusion

1. 1. The act of pouring over or through, especially the passage of a fluid through the vessels of a specific organ. 2. A liquid poured over or through an organ or tissue. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Perfusion

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The technique of perfusion has been described previously (11, 12). Blood platelets were obtained from human blood which had been collected in 3.5% sodium ..."

2. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"Myocardial perfusion Study Team Introduction In January 1994, the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Council at a regional hospital commissioned the ..."

3. A Laboratory Guide in Pharmacology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"However, the peripheral effects may be shown by perfusion experiments, ... perfusion, especially of excised organs, is used to study the direct effects of ..."

4. Experimental Physiology by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer (1912)
"CHAPTER XVI perfusion OF HEART perfusion of frog-heart. ... The inlet tube of the perfusion cannula is connected to a reservoir (Mariotte bottle) containing ..."

5. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"ARTIFICIAL perfusion OF GLANDS How far the chemical mechanism applies to all glands and whether there are »ny glands devoid of nervous control, ..."

6. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"perfusion of the Isolated Mammalian Heart.—The heart of a dog employed for some ... perfusion may be begun with Ranger, to wash out any remaining blood and ..."

7. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"... a so-called ' perfusion ' cannula, Figs. 66 and 67 I., with a double tube, one inside the other, and tying the ventricle on to the cannula at the ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Tazawa (3) reported exchanging the vacuolar contents of Nitella by tying off a segment of a cell under perfusion and allowing the segment to recover, ..."

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