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[L. perfusio, a pouring through, drenching]

1. The circulation of blood through tissues.
2. Passing of a fluid through spaces.
3. Pouring of a fluid.
4. Supplying of an organ or tissue with nutrients and oxygen by injecting blood or a suitable fluid into an artery.

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