transfuse

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verb trans·fuse \tran(t)s-ˈfyüz\

Definition of transfuse

transfused

;

transfusing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to transfer (fluid, such as blood) into a vein or an artery of a person or animalb :  to subject (a patient) to transfusion

  3. 2a :  to cause to pass from one to another :  transmitb :  to diffuse into or through :  permeate sunlight transfuses the bay

transfusible

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transfusable

play \-ˈfyü-zə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of transfuse in a Sentence

  1. The hospital staff transfuses more than 8,000 units of blood annually.

  2. a teacher who is able to transfuse his enthusiasm and passion for history to his students

Origin and Etymology of transfuse

Middle English, from Latin transfusus, past participle of transfundere, from trans- + fundere to pour — more at found


TRANSFUSE Defined for English Language Learners

transfuse

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verb

Definition of transfuse for English Language Learners

  • medical : to take (blood) from one person or animal and put it into another


Medical Dictionary

transfuse

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transitive verb trans·fuse \tran(t)s-ˈfyüz\

Medical Definition of transfuse

transfused

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transfusing

  1. 1:  to transfer (as blood) into a vein or artery of a human being or an animal

  2. 2:  to subject (a patient) to transfusion


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