Transfusing
Transfuse Trans*fuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transfusing}.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See {Transfund}.] 1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries of one man or animal to those of another. [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism into a man; to transfuse a love of letters. [1913 Webster]

Into thee such virtue and grace Immense I have transfused. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • transfusing — trans·fuse || træns fjuːz v. impart, transfer, pass on; (Medicine) introduce into the circulatory system through a vein (i.e. blood, medication, etc.); transfer from one container to another (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blood group — Med. any of various classes into which human blood can be divided according to immunological compatibility, based on the presence or absence of specific antigens on red blood cells. Also called blood type. Cf. ABO system, Rh factor. [1915 20] * * …   Universalium

  • transfusion — Transfer of blood or blood component from one individual (donor) to another individual (receptor). [L. transfundo, pp. fusus, to pour from one vessel to another] drip t. t. slow enough to measure by drops. exchange t. removal o …   Medical dictionary

  • transfusion — noun Date: 1578 1. an act, process, or instance of transfusing; especially the process of transfusing fluid (as blood) into a vein or artery 2. something transfused • transfusional adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blood transfusion — the injection of blood from one person or animal into the bloodstream of another. [1875 80] * * * Transfer of blood taken from one person into the circulation of another to restore blood volume, increase hemoglobin levels, or combat shock. Once… …   Universalium

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  • Transfuse — Trans*fuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transfusing}.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See {Transfund}.] 1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transfused — Transfuse Trans*fuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transfusing}.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See {Transfund}.] 1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transfusion — Trans*fu sion, n. [L. transfusio: cf. F. transfusion.] 1. The act of transfusing, or pouring, as liquor, out of one vessel into another. Howell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The act or operation of transferring the blood of one man or animal into the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transfuse — transitive verb (transfused; transfusing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin transfusus, past participle of transfundere, from trans + fundere to pour more at found Date: 15th century 1. a. to cause to pass from one to another ; transmit b. to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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