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perfume bottle
PERFUME-MAKING
PERFUME; PERFUMER
Perfumed
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Perfunctoriness
Perfunctory
Perfuncturate
perfusate
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Perfusing
perfusion
perfusionist
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PERGAMOS; PERGAMUM
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Perfuse definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PERFU'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. perfusus, perfundo; per and fundo,to pour.] To sprinkle, pour or spread over.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: force a fluid through (a body part or tissue); "perfuse a liver with a salt solution"
2: cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color" [syn: suffuse, perfuse]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (perfused; perfusing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin perfusus, past participle of perfundere to pour over, from per- through + fundere to pour more at found Date: 15th century 1. suffuse 2. a. to cause to flow or spread ; diffuse b. to force a fluid through (an organ or tissue) especially by way of the blood vessels perfusion noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 (often foll. by with) a besprinkle (with water etc.). b cover or suffuse (with radiance etc.). 2 pour or diffuse (water etc.) through or over. 3 Med. cause a fluid to pass through (an organ etc.). Derivatives: perfusion n. perfusive adj. Etymology: L perfundere perfus- (as PER-, fundere pour)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Perfuse Per*fuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perfused; p. pr. & vb. n. Perfusing.] [L. perfusus, p. p. of perfundere to pour over; per + fundere to pour.] To suffuse; to fill full or to excess. --Harvey.

Moby Thesaurus

assign, bleed, carry over, communicate, consign, cup, deliver, deport, diffuse, disseminate, ease in, expel, export, extradite, give a transfusion, hand forward, hand on, hand over, impart, import, infuse, inject, inoculate, insert, insinuate, interject, introduce, intromit, leech, let blood, make over, metastasize, metathesize, pass, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, phlebotomize, pop in, put in, relay, set in, slip in, spread, stick in, switch, throw in, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transpose, tuck in, turn over, whip in



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