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reperfusion

noun re·per·fu·sion \ˌrē-pər-ˈfyü-zhən\

Definition of REPERFUSION

:  restoration of the flow of blood to a previously ischemic tissue or organ

First Known Use of REPERFUSION

1966
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reperfusion

noun re·per·fu·sion \ˌrē-pər-ˈfyü-zhən\

Medical Definition of REPERFUSION

:  restoration of the flow of blood to a previously ischemic tissue or organ (as the heart or brain) <reperfusion following heart attack>
re·per·fuse \-ˈfyüz\ transitive verb, re·per·fused re·per·fus·ing

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