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Synonyms for infusion

Synonyms for infusion

a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)

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(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)

the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality

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If you don't object to a trifling infusion of a very chaste scent, you'll find its flavour exquisite.'
Hepzibah, at all events, was indebted to its subtile operation both in body and spirit; so much the more, as it inspired her with energy to get some breakfast, at which, still the better to keep up her courage, she allowed herself an extra spoonful in her infusion of black tea.
A much more exemplary character with an infusion of sour dignity would not have furthered their comprehension of the Thirty-nine Articles, and would have been less socially uniting.
The people, though still sturdy, seem to have become somewhat dull from inbreeding and to have required an infusion of altogether different blood from without.
And therefore our politic Asclepius may be supposed to have exhibited the power of his art only to persons who, being generally of healthy constitution and habits of life, had a definite ailment; such as these he cured by purges and operations, and bade them live as usual, herein consulting the interests of the State; but bodies which disease had penetrated through and through he would not have attempted to cure by gradual processes of evacuation and infusion: he did not want to lengthen out good-for-nothing lives, or to have weak fathers begetting weaker sons;--if a man was not able to live in the ordinary way he had no business to cure him; for such a cure would have been of no use either to himself, or to the State.
Her shawl looked particularly like a tea-leaf after long infusion.
Aedes albopictus was the only non-Culex mosquito species collected by all 5 infusions used in this study.
They were randomized to one of three treatment regimens: two placebo infusions, given 12 months apart; two infusions of zoledronic acid 5 mg, given 12 months apart; or one infusion of 5 mg zoledronic acid, followed 12 months later by a placebo infusion.
HORIZON Prevention Study: 24-Month Changes in Bone Mineral Density 2Z0L Infusions ZOL + Placebo 2 Placebo Infusions Lumbar spine 5% 4.4% -1.3% Total hip 3% 2.3% -1.5% Femoral neck 2% 1.6% -1.4% Trochanter 4.8% 4% -1% Distal radius -0.07% -0.18% -2.4% Source: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Newman, Ahmed, Thornton and Gibson (2006) reported on the administration of 401 iron polymaltose infusions to 386 patients, in various doses ranging from 800-2350 mg (mean dose = 1338 mg).
In the preliminary studies, however, infusions were used.
It is unknown whether all patients receiving long-term infusions of propofol have measurable subclinical chemical abnormalities.
Secondary infusions require "primary" attention from individual practitioners, particularly in intensive care settings, where high-risk patients routinely receive multiple high-alert medications by a secondary line (e.g., electrolyte replacements, such as potassium chloride, magnesium sulphate, potassium phosphate).
Participants received in random order two intravenous infusions, a week apart, of ketamine or a saline solution.