Transfusion vs Infusion what difference

what is difference between Transfusion and Infusion

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

Noun

transfusion (countable and uncountable, plural transfusions)

  1. (medicine) The transfer of blood or blood products from one individual to another.
  2. The act of pouring liquid from one vessel to another.

Synonyms

  • blood transfusion

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin transfūsiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃s.fy.zjɔ̃/

Noun

transfusion f (plural transfusions)

  1. (medicine) blood transfusion

Further reading

  • “transfusion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French infusion, from Latin infusio, infusionem (a pouring into, a wetting, a dyeing, a flow), from infundo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈfjuːʒən/
  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

Noun

infusion (countable and uncountable, plural infusions)

  1. A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
    An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion.
  2. The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or herbal qualities.
  3. The act of installing a quality into a person.
    • 1602 : William Shakespeare, Hamlet, act V scene 1
      […] but in the verity of extolment / I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion / of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of / him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would / trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.
  4. (obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.
  5. (medicine) The administration of liquid substances directly into a vein for medical purposes; perfusion.

Related terms

  • infuse

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin infūsiō, infūsiōnem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.fy.zjɔ̃/

Noun

infusion f (plural infusions)

  1. infusion (liquid product which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities)

Synonyms

  • (liquid product): décoction, tisane

Further reading

  • “infusion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial