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Diffusion Dif*fu"sion, n. [L. diffusio: cf. F. diffusion.]
1. The act of diffusing, or the state of being diffused; a
spreading; extension; dissemination; circulation;
A diffusion of knowledge which has undermined
2. (Physiol.) The act of passing by osmosis through animal
membranes, as in the distribution of poisons, gases, etc.,
through the body. Unlike absorption, diffusion may go on
after death, that is, after the blood ceases to circulate.
Syn: Extension; spread; propagation; circulation; expansion;