Definition of reperfusion in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēpərˈfyo͞oZHən/


The action of restoring the flow of blood to an organ or tissue, typically after a heart attack or stroke.
Example sentences
  • The pulmonary artery pressure during the initial 10 minutes of reperfusion is of prime importance.
  • In essence, prompt reperfusion is sacrificed for effective reperfusion.
  • The importance of time to reperfusion in reducing mortality cannot be overestimated.

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Syllabification: re·per·fu·sion

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