in-fusion

infusion

[in-fyoo-zhuhn]
noun
1.
the act or process of infusing.
2.
something that is infused.
3.
a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
4.
Pharmacology.
a.
the steeping or soaking of a crude drug in water.
b.
the liquid so prepared.
5.
Medicine/Medical.
a.
the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
b.
the solution used.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin infūsiōn- (stem of infūsiō). See infuse, -ion

reinfusion, noun
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infusion (ɪnˈfjuːʒən)
 
n
1.  the act of infusing
2.  something infused
3.  an extract obtained by soaking
4.  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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infusion in·fu·sion (ĭn-fyōō'zhən)
n.

  1. The process of steeping a substance in water to extract its soluble principles.

  2. A medicinal preparation from such a process.

  3. Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.

  4. The solution introduced in such a manner.

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