Definition of superfuse in US English:



  • Physiology. To perform superfusion upon (tissue); to employ (liquid) in superfusion. Also (of a liquid): to flow over the surface of (tissue).


Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin superfūs-, past participial stem of superfundere to pour (a liquid) over or on to something, to cover (a surface) with something poured over it, (passive) to pour over the brim, spill over from super- + fundere to pour.