infusion infusion  /ɪn ˈfju ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  2. (n) the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)
  3. (n) (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
  4. (n) the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality

Usage(s):

  1. Tubes for chemo infusion and saline infusion hang at the Morris Cancer Clinic at Duke University.
  2. The cash infusion should help the corporation finish construction on its $9.
  3. A chemotherapy infusion chair sits in a room at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

News

  1. Correction

    Incorrect information appeared in a story (“Making art of an eyesore”) on Page A2 of the Tuesday, June 11, edition of The Outlook. Parris Foley is the director of Infusion Gallery in downtown Troutdale. To help raise awareness for Adult Learning Systems of Oregon, a nonprofit organization, the gallery is devoted to artists sharing their skills with the people they support to help them with ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Gresham Outlook

  2. Dish Says SoftBank’s Lower Sprint Cash Infusion Broke FCC Pledge

    Dish Network Corp. (DISH) , vying with SoftBank Corp. (9984) for control of Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) , complained to U.S. regulators that the reduced cash infusion in SoftBank’s latest bid breaks a pledge the Japanese company made when the deal was first proposed.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. B. Braun Smart Infusion Pump Technology to Be Featured in Integrating the Healthcare ...

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) announced today that its Outlook® 400ES Infusion pump will be featured in an interoperability demonstration led by the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise® (IHE) Patient Care Device (PCD) Domain at the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 2013 Conference & Expo, June 1-3 in Long Beach, California. B.Braun will join ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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Quotes

  1. "We've got to provide a blood infusion to the patient right now to make sure that the patient is stabilized. And that means that we can't worry short term about the deficit. We've got to make sure that the economic stimulus plan is large enough to...
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "But this is the logic of the dance," Zebari said. "Nobody anticipated this major crisis, and still there are ongoing efforts to overcome it, to contain its impact, bail out some of these companies with a huge infusion of cash. But the crisis...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Fiszman said: "We don't believe in the benefactor model. It is not a question of a one-time infusion of cash to buy a player. You actually then have salaries that are connected to the players. What if they don't work out? Do you go and buy another...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Danny Fiszman Source: Independent

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