|1.||to suffuse or permeate (a liquid, colour, etc) through or over (something)|
|2.||surgery to pass (a fluid) through organ tissue to ensure adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon monoxide|
|[C16: from Latin perfūsus wetted, from perfundere to pour over, from |
perfuse per·fuse (pər-fyōōz')
v. per·fused, per·fus·ing, per·fus·es
To pour or diffuse a liquid over or through something.
To force blood or other fluid to flow from the artery through the vascular bed of a tissue or to flow through the lumen of a hollow structure.