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1. infusion

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfjuːʒən'] (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force).

Synonyms

  • instillment
  • instillation

Etymology

  • infusio (Latin)
  • infundo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Infusion

  • transfusion
  • reperfusion
  • rediffusion
  • profusion
  • preclusion
  • extrusion
  • exclusion
  • disillusion
  • confusion
  • conclusion
  • seclusion
  • intrusion
  • inclusion
  • diffusion
  • contusion
  • occlusion
  • delusion
  • collusion
  • illusion
  • allusion

Example sentences of the word infusion


1. Noun, singular or mass
You have the option of choosing between two different methods of making mint oil: hot or cold infusion.

Quotes containing the word infusion


1. If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain.
- William Howard Taft

2. In the Cross is salvation; in the Cross is life; in the Cross is protection against our enemies; in the Cross is infusion of heavenly sweetness; in the Cross is strength of mind; in the Cross is joy of spirit; in the Cross is excellence of virtue; in the Cross is perfection of holiness. There is no salvation of soul, nor hope of eternal life, save in the Cross.
- Thomas à Kempis, The Inner Life

2. infusion

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfjuːʒən'] the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality.

Etymology

  • infusio (Latin)
  • infundo (Latin)

3. infusion

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfjuːʒən'] the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water).

Etymology

  • infusio (Latin)
  • infundo (Latin)

4. infusion

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfjuːʒən'] a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water).

Synonyms

  • Bovril
  • pancreatin
  • black catechu
  • extract
  • solution
  • catechu

Etymology

  • infusio (Latin)
  • infundo (Latin)
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