AskDefine | Define transfuse

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1 impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students" [syn: instill]
2 pour out of one vessel into another
3 treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin [syn: cup]
4 give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to

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  1. transitive medicine To administer a transfusion.
  2. To pour liquid from one vessel into another.
  3. To diffuse or permeate through something.




Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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