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suffusion

 [sŭ-fu´zhun]
1. the process of overspreading, or diffusion.
2. the condition of being moistened or permeated through.

suf·fu·sion

(sŭ-fyū'zhŭn),
1. The act of pouring a fluid over the body.
2. A reddening of the surface.
3. The condition of being wet with a fluid.
4. Synonym(s): extravasate (2)
[L. suffusio, fr. suffundo (subf-), to pour out]

suffusion

/suf·fu·sion/ (sŭ-fu´zhun)
1. the process of overspreading, or diffusion.
2. the condition of being moistened or of being permeated through, as by blood.

suf·fu·sion

(sŭ-fyū'zhŭn)
1. The act of pouring a fluid over the body.
2. A reddening of the surface.
3. The condition of being wet with a fluid.
4. Synonym(s): extravasate (2) .

suffusion

reddening of skin surface

suf·fu·sion

(sŭ-fyū'zhŭn)
1. Pouring a fluid over the body.
2. Reddening of the surface.

suffusion

1. the process of overspreading, or diffusion.
2. the condition of being moistened or permeated through.
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Below this, the cheek is yellow grading to reddish-pink posterodorsally; the opercle has a light mauve suffusion.
The gap between theoretical and experimental values might be due to the low evaporation temperature of HDI and insufficient suffusion of HDI in viscous polymer melt before HDI reacted with --OH.
The process involves an enlarging of the corporeal experience, the suffusion of physical action with the breath of the imagination.
4) When she contemplates opening a letter from Montraville without first showing it to her parents, "a gentle suffusion of vermillion tinge [s] her neck and face" (28); once again, she blushes over her impropriety.
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Clinical features of the acute bacteraemic phase usually last 5 - 7 days and include fever, chills, rigors, headache, conjunctival suffusion, myalgia, photophobia, abdominal pain, anorexia, nausea and vomiting.