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perfuse per·fuse (pər-fyōōz')
v. per·fused, per·fus·ing, per·fus·es

  1. To pour or diffuse a liquid over or through something.

  2. 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.

per·fu'sive (pər-fyōō'sĭv, -zĭv) adj.
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