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(in-fū′zhŏn )

[L. infusio, a pouring into, watering]

1. Any liquid substance (other than blood) introduced into the body for therapeutic purposes.
2. Steeping or soaking a substance in hot but not boiling water or in cold water in order to obtain its active principle.
3. The product obtained from the infusion.
infuse (in-fūz′), v.

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