perfusion

Definition / meaning of perfusion

Bathing an organ or tissue with a fluid. In regional perfusion, a specific area of the body (usually an arm or a leg) receives high doses of anticancer drugs through a blood vessel. Such a procedure is performed to treat cancer that has not spread.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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