transfuse

[trans-fyooz]
verb (used with object), transfused, transfusing.
1.
to transfer or pass from one to another; transmit; instill: to transfuse a love of literature to one's students.
2.
to diffuse into or through; permeate; infuse.
3.
Medicine/Medical.
a.
to transfer (blood) into the veins or arteries of a person or animal.
b.
to inject, as a saline solution, into a blood vessel.
4.
Archaic. to pour from one container into another.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English transfusen < Latin trānsfūsus, past participle of trānsfundere to transfer by pouring. See trans-, fuse2

transfuser, noun
transfusible, transfusable, adjective
transfusive [trans-fyoo-siv, -ziv] , adjective
untransfused, adjective
untransfusible, adjective
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transfuse (trænsˈfjuːz)
 
vb
1.  to permeate or infuse: a blush transfused her face
2.  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]
 
trans'fuser
 
n
 
trans'fusible
 
adj
 
trans'fusable
 
adj
 
trans'fusive
 
adj

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transfuse
"to transfer by pouring," c.1425, from L. transfusus, pp. of transfundere "pour from one container to another," from trans- "across" + fundere "to pour" (see found (2)). Transfusion "action of pouring liquid from one vessel to another" is attested from 1578, from L. transfusionem
(nom. transfusio), from transfusus; sense of "transfering of blood from one individual to another" first recorded 1643.
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transfuse trans·fuse (trāns-fyōōz')
v. trans·fused, trans·fus·ing, trans·fus·es
To administer a transfusion of or to.


trans·fus'a·ble adj.
trans·fu'sive (-fyōō'sĭv, -zĭv) adj.
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Example sentences
There is no conventional doping test to spot when athletes transfuse their
  blood.
The glory they transfuse with fitting truth to speak.
Then they would transfuse donor bone marrow rich in the highly prized stem
  cells that are capable of generating new, normal blood.
Commonly, the decision of when to transfuse platelets is based on platelet
  number.
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