- The definition of an infusion is the process of or result of pouring a liquid or substance into something else.
An example of an infusion is the resulting liquid after pouring hot water over coffee grounds.
- the act or process of infusing
- something infused; tincture; admixture
- the liquid extract that results from steeping a substance in water
- Med. the introduction of a solution into the body, specif. into a vein
Origin: from French or L: French infusion from Classical Latin infusio
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- The act or process of infusing.
- Something infused or introduced: an economy in need of regular capital infusions.
- The liquid product obtained by infusing: prepared an infusion of medicinal herbs.
- a. Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.b. The solution so introduced: a sucrose infusion.
infusion - Medical Definition
- The process of steeping a substance in water to extract its soluble principles.
- A medicinal preparation from such a process.
- Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
- The solution introduced in such a manner.