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 (ĭn-fĭl′trāt′, ĭn′fĭl-)
v. in·fil·trat·ed, in·fil·trat·ing, in·fil·trates
a. To pass (troops, for example) surreptitiously into enemy-held territory.
b. To penetrate with hostile intent: infiltrate enemy lines; terrorists that had infiltrated the country.
2. To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover: infiltrated key government agencies with spies.
3. To cause (a liquid, for example) to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
4. To permeate (a porous substance) with a liquid or gas.
To gain entrance gradually or surreptitiously.
One that infiltrates, especially an abnormal substance that accumulates gradually in cells or body tissues.

in·fil′tra·tive (-trə-tĭv) adj.
in·fil′tra·tor n.

infiltrative, infiltrating

adj infiltrante
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These images revealed a large infiltrative process in the right parotid gland that proved upon biopsy to be ACC.
peptic ulcer disease, Ogilvie's syndrome, diverticular disease, infiltrative gastrointestinal tract malignancies or peritoneal metastases).
10) According to the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) conference on renal neoplasia in Vancouver in 2013, CDC should include at least some of the lesions from the medullary region, have a predominant formation of tubules, have a desmoplastic stromal reaction, have high-grade cytologic features, have infiltrative growth patterns, have no other typical RCC subtypes or urothelial carcinoma.
Another major challenge in treating glioblastoma is its intrusive penetration into adjoining tissues, which prevents the complete surgical removal of the tumors from the brain, even with follow-up radiation and chemotherapy: "It is this invasive, infiltrative disease component that is the ultimate cause of recurrence, resistance and death," the study says.
This is followed by the keynote address by Dr Loretta Szczotka-Flynn, who will consider the factors associated with corneal infiltrative events in contact lens wearers.
We report a case of squamous cell lung carcinoma causing bilateral infiltrative kidney metastasis.
Glioblastoma is a very aggressive, fast-growing tumour that shows an infiltrative growth, making local therapies of very limited efficacy - says Wolf g ang Wick from the Department of Neuro-oncology, National Tumour Centre, University Clinic of Heidelberg, Germany and Scientific Organiser of the conference -.
One of the core biopsies showed infiltrative, well-formed, small acini with enlarged nuclei with visible nucleoli and atrophic cytoplasm (Figure 1, A through C).
Bilateral thalamic lesions may also occur due to arterial and venous occlusion, infiltrative neoplasm, and infectious and inflammatory lesions which are discordant with our patients findings (2,3).
According to his biography on the school's website, Xue is credited with developing China's leading infiltrative cyber-attack platform.
Examination of the spleen revealed focal areas of diffuse spindle cells, and undifferentiated, partially trabecular infiltrative epithelial cells with a heterogenic appearance, moderate mitotic figures, and a central cyst, as well as a mild inflammatory reaction consisting of lymphocytes.
The pathologic examination of the surgical specimen from neck dissection shows numerous multinucle ated osteoclast-like giant cells within cellular and vascular stroma containing plump, oval mononuclear cells with nuclei similar to giant cells (Figure 3); expansile and infiltrative growth; frequent mitotic figures; secondary cystic degeneration, reactive bone formation; no cytologic atypia or pleomorphism.