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Definition 1: (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force) - [noun denoting act]

(infusion is a kind of ...) the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop

(infusion belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

Definition 2: the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality - [noun denoting act]

Samples where infusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the team's continued success is attributable to a steady infusion of new talent

(infusion is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

Definition 3: the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water) - [noun denoting process]

(infusion is a kind of ...) the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means

Definition 4: a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for infusion in the sense of this definition

(infusion is a kind of ...) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

(... is a kind of infusion ) an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)

(... is a kind of infusion ) extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally

(... is a kind of infusion ) extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions

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