diapedesis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
En esta etapa las celulas polimorfonucleares (PMN) presentan modificaciones provocadas por la deteccion de los patogenos invasores y la diapedesis hacia la glandula mamaria, lo que promueve la incidencia de mastitis (24) .
Prolonged diapedesis of neutrophils damages mammary tissue, resulting in decreased milk production.
From blood monocytes to adipose tissue-resident macrophages induction of diapedesis by human mature adipocytes.
El area inflamada o con reactividad inmunologica, recluta monocitos de la sangre (9), estas celulas se diferencian en macrofagos despues de la diapedesis (10) que se fusionan para generar celulas gigantes multinucleadas en el sitio de la lesion o en macrofagos secretores conocidos como celulas tipo epitelioides (8, 11-13).
When white blood cells need to get to the site of an infection, they can exit the bloodstream via a process called diapedesis.
A diferencia de los macrofagos, los granulocitos polimorfonucleares son celulas fagociticas de vida corta, que por accion de factores quimiotacticos de tipo humoral atraviesan el endotelio vascular por medio de procesos de marginacion (adherencia de celulas endoteliales) y diapedesis, penetrando finalmente en el intersticio tisular.
Importantly, an increase in endothelial permeability to small molecules occurs in parallel with the diapedesis of monocytes, leading to disruption of endothelial barrier that subsequently ease the foam cell formation (Funk et al.
enhancing neutrophil adherence to endothelial cells and facilitating their diapedesis through vessel walls.
CO activates polymorphonuclear leukocytes, which perform diapedesis and cause peroxidation of cerebral lipids, particularly in the globus pallidus, which is very rich in iron.
2008b) indeed explained the lower numbers of circulating hemocytes in blue mussels exposed to HAB by diapedesis or the migration of these hemocytes from the semiopen vascular system into the stomach or intestine and its surrounding connective tissues.
permitiendo la diapedesis y asi el infiltrado inflamatorio que se observa tanto en la dermis como en la epidermis de la lesion induce y mantiene activos los perfiles Thl y Thl7 y estimula la angiogenesis mediante la expresion del factor vascular de crecimiento endotelial (VEFG, por la sigla en ingles de Vascular Endothelial Growth Gactor) (28).