Pronunciation: (in-fyOO'zhun), [key]
1. the act or process of infusing.
2. something that is infused.
3. a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
a. the steeping or soaking of a crude drug in water.
b. the liquid so prepared.
a. the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
b. the solution used.
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