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Perfuse vs. Suffuse

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Perfuseverb

(transitive) To permeate or suffuse something, either with a liquid or with light.

Suffuseverb

(transitive) To spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to bathe.

‘The entire room was suffused with a golden light.’;

Perfuseverb

(transitive) To force a fluid to flow over or through something, especially through an organ of the body.

Suffuseverb

To spread through or over in the manner of a liquid.

‘The warmth suffused his cold fingers.’;

Perfuseverb

To suffuse; to fill full or to excess.

Suffuseverb

(transitive) To pour underneath.

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Perfuseverb

force a fluid through (a body part or tissue);

‘perfuse a liver with a salt solution’;

Suffuseadjective

Suffused; diffuse.

Perfuseverb

cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across;

‘The sky was suffused with a warm pink color’;

Suffuseverb

To overspread, as with a fluid or tincture; to fill or cover, as with something fluid; as, eyes suffused with tears; cheeks suffused with blushes.

‘When purple light shall next suffuse the skies.’;

Perfuseverb

permeate or suffuse with a liquid, colour, or quality

‘the yellow light is perfused with white’;

Suffuseverb

cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across;

‘The sky was suffused with a warm pink color’;

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Perfuseverb

supply (an organ or tissue) with a fluid, typically treated blood or a blood substitute, by circulating it through blood vessels or other natural channels

‘the isolated perfused rat liver’; ‘the transplanted kidney is perfused at low pressure by retrograde flow’;

Suffuseverb

to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light;

‘His whole frame suffused with a cold dew’;

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