intromission

Definitions of intromission
  1. noun
    the act of putting one thing into another
    synonyms: insertion, introduction
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 11 types...
    hide 11 types...
    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
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week