diapedesis


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di·a·pe·de·sis

 (dī′ə-pĭ-dē′sĭs)
n. pl. di·a·pe·de·ses (-sēz)
The movement or passage of blood cells, especially white blood cells, through intact capillary walls into surrounding body tissue.

[Greek diapēdēsis, transudation, from diapēdān, to ooze through : dia-, dia- + pēdān, to leap, throb; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

di′a·pe·det′ic (-dĕt′ĭk) adj.

diapedesis

(ˌdaɪəpəˈdiːsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the passage of blood cells through the unruptured wall of a blood vessel into the surrounding tissues
[C17: New Latin, from Greek: a leaping through, from diapēdan to spring through, from dia- + pēdan to leap]
diapedetic adj

di•a•pe•de•sis

(ˌdaɪ ə pɪˈdi sɪs)

n.
the passage of blood cells, esp. white blood cells, through intact blood vessel walls into the tissues.
[1615–25; < New Latin < Greek diapḗdēsis literally, leaping through]
di`a•pe•det′ic (-ˈdɛt ɪk) adj.

diapedesis

the process in which blood corpuscles soak into surrounding tissue through the natural pores of the blood vessels.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diapedesis - passage of blood cells (especially white blood cells) through intact capillary walls and into the surrounding tissue
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations

di·a·pe·de·sis

n. diapédesis, paso de células sanguíneas, esp. leucocitos, a través de la pared intacta de un vaso capilar.
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