HyperDic: transfusion

English > 2 senses of the word transfusion:
NOUNacttransfusion, blood transfusionthe introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
acttransfusionthe action of pouring a liquid / liquid from one vessel to another
transfusion > pronunciation
Soundstraensfyuw'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > transfusion: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery.
Synonymblood transfusion
Narrowerexchange transfusionSlow removal of a person's blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor's blood
Broaderinsertion, introduction, intromissionThe act of putting one thing into another
Spanishtransfusión de sangre, transfusión, trasfusión
Catalantransfusió de sang, transfusió
Verbstransfusegive a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
English > transfusion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe action of pouring a liquid / liquid from one vessel to another.
NarrowerdecantationThe act of gently pouring off a clear liquor (as from its original bottle) without disturbing the lees
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)

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