intromission

Definitions of intromission
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n the act of putting one thing into another

Synonyms:
insertion, introduction
Types:
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cannulation, cannulisation, cannulization, canulation, canulisation, canulization, intubation
the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
instillation, instillment, instilment
the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, inclosure
the act of enclosing something inside something else
injection
the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
blood transfusion, transfusion
the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
perfusion
pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)
boxing, packing
the enclosure of something in a package or box
encasement, incasement
the act of enclosing something in a case
epidural injection
injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord in order to produce epidural anesthesia
infusion
(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
exchange transfusion
slow removal of a person's blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor's blood
Type of:
movement
the act of changing the location of something

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