reperfusion

noun
re·​per·​fu·​sion | \ ˌrē-pər-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce reperfusion (audio) \

Definition of reperfusion

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

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Examples of reperfusion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The guidance also suggests using remote tele-stroke technology to obtain patient history and perform a neurological examination, post-reperfusion monitoring, if that's possible. Fox News, "Amid coronavirus pandemic, new guidance for treating stroke patients developed," 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of reperfusion

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reperfusion was in 1937

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“Reperfusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reperfusion. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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reperfusion

noun
re·​per·​fu·​sion | \ ˌrē-pər-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce reperfusion (audio) \

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

Other Words from reperfusion

reperfuse \ -​ˈfyüz How to pronounce reperfuse (audio) \ transitive verb reperfused; reperfusing

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