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diffuse

 
1. (dĭ-fūs´) not definitely limited or localized.
2. (dĭ-fūz´) to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

dif·fuse

1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]

diffuse

/dif·fuse/
1. (dĭ-fūs´) not definitely limited or localized.
2. (dĭ-fūz´) to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

diffuse

[difyo̅o̅z′]
Etymology: L, diffundere, to spread out
becoming widely spread, such as through a membrane or fluid.

dif·fuse

(di-fyūz, di-fyūs)
1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]

diffuse

spread-out; non-compact, non-circumscribed

diffuse

1. not definitely limited or localized.
2. to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

diffuse intravascular coagulation
see disseminated intravascular coagulation.
diffuse placentation
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Therefore, older persons with diffuse white matter lesions should be considered candidates for strategies aimed at reducing the risk of falling and fractures.
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The diffuse illumination approximates daylight illumination from the overcast sky or road lighting.
Steen noted a prospective trial at the University of Pittsburgh in which 26 women had limited scleroderma and 41 pregnancies and 33 women with diffuse scleroderma had 50 pregnancies from 1987 to 1996.
Also, included are the experimental biomechanics of head and neck injury beginning with the mechanisms of skull fracture, diffuse and focal injuries including diffuse axonal injury, and tissue level cellular injury analysis which deals with macro and microscopic analysis of tissues in the spinal cord and head.
Diffuse models have a sensing range of up to 300mm.
The rest of the heating time is required to diffuse air bubbles trapped between the resin particles as they fuse.
A brain scan revealed diffuse swelling of the brain and a small subdural hematoma.