reperfusion

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

Definition of reperfusion

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

1937

First Known Use of reperfusion

1937


Medical Dictionary

reperfusion

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

Medical Definition of reperfusion

  1. :  restoration of the flow of blood to a previously ischemic tissue or organ (as the heart or brain) <reperfusion following heart attack>

reperfuse

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reperfused

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reperfusing


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