Definition of superfusion in English:

superfusion

Line breaks: super|fusion
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəˈfjuːʒ(ə)n
 
, ˌsjuː-/

noun

[mass noun] Physiology
The technique of running a stream of liquid over the surface of a piece of suspended tissue, keeping it viable and allowing observation of the interchange of substances.
More example sentences
  • In guard cells, artificial repetitive transients were produced by superfusion of epidermal strips with depolarizing and hyperpolarizing buffers.
  • The cause of the time-dependent loss of dye signal and increase in frequency of fluctuations remains unclear, but might be attributable to the washout of some key extra-mitochondrial factor during superfusion.
  • Increasing the extracellular concentration of ammonium in whole-cell superfusion increases the intracellular alkalosis.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily