Pronunciation: (pur-fyOOz'), [key]
—v.t., -fused, -fus•ing.
1. to overspread with moisture, color, etc.; suffuse.
2. to diffuse (a liquid, color, etc.) through or over something.
3. Surg.to pass (fluid) through blood vessels or the lymphatic system.
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