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noun suf·fu·sion \sə-ˈfyü-zhən\

Medical Definition of SUFFUSION

:  the act or process of suffusing or state of being suffused with something; specifically :  the spreading of a fluid of the body into the surrounding tissues <a suffusion of blood>
:  a coloring spread over a surface (as the face)
April 26, 2015
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