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infusion

Med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body

Infusion

 

a liquid medicinal preparation; a water extract of a plant substance. Infusions are prepared from various parts of plants (leaves, flowers, grasses) that contain active substances. They include admixtures known as ballast substances (sugar, mucus, amaroids, tannins, pigments) and are used internally and, less frequently, externally (for example, gargling).

infusion

[in′fyü·zhən]
(chemistry)
The aqueous solution of a soluble constituent of a substance as the result of the substance's steeping in the solvent for a period of time.
(medicine)
The slow injection of a solution into a vein or into subcutaneous or other tissue of the body.
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