superfuse

transitive verb
su·​per·​fuse | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈfyüz How to pronounce superfuse (audio) \
superfused; superfusing

Medical Definition of superfuse

: to maintain the metabolic or physiological activity of (as an isolated organ) by submitting to a continuous flow of a sustaining medium over the outside the artificial cerebrospinal fluid…that superfused the isolated cortical tissue— C. D. Richards et al

Other Words from superfuse

superfusion \ -​ˈfyü-​zhən How to pronounce superfusion (audio) \ noun

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