effusion

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ef·fu·sion

noun \i-ˈfyü-zhən, e-\

Definition of EFFUSION

1
a : the escape of a fluid from anatomical vessels by rupture or exudation b : the flow of a gas through an aperture whose diameter is small as compared with the distance between the molecules of the gas
2
: the fluid that escapes by extravasation—see pleural effusion

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