perfusion

noun
per·​fu·​sion | \-ˈfyü-zhən \

Medical Definition of perfusion 

: an act or instance of perfusing specifically : the pumping of a fluid through an organ or tissue believes that intermittent injection…is better and safer than continuous perfusion Year Book of Urology

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