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

1937

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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

reperfuse

play \-ˈfyüz\ transitive verb reperfused; reperfusing

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