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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dif·fuse

1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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