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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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10,11) The infiltrative (or aggressive) growth pattern comprises angulated nests and strands of tumor cells in a prominent, fibroblastic stroma (Figure 1, D).
Echocardiography and CT showed minor residual infiltrative changes of AV sulcus [Figure 1]c.
Desmoid-type fibromatosis, also known as aggressive fibromatosis or desmoid tumor, is a rare neoplasm of deep soft tissues that is histologically characterized by an infiltrative, low-grade fibroblastic proliferation and clinically characterized by a tendency for local recurrence but no metastatic potential.
Intraoperatively the lesion was encapsulated, firmly adherent to the surrounding tissues but not infiltrative.
She was diagnosed as left hip actinomycosis on Computed tomogram (CT) guided biopsy and histopathological analysis of infiltrative lesions identified on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Computerized tomography images showed a 6 cm heterogeneous, infiltrative tumor within the prostate gland extending to the trigon of the bladder, left seminal vesicle and rectum.
3,6) In the lipomatous variant of MFB, the presence of infiltrative epithelioid appearing cells with admixed adipose tissue, may lead to the possibility of misdiagnosing these lesions as an invasive carcinoma with lobular growth pattern infiltrating adipose tissue.
Infiltrative BCC was linked to permanently sun-exposed sites, while it was completely absent in the body regions, the skin of which was usually protected from UVR.
2,3] Although lymphangioma is a benign tumour, its infiltrative character complicates removal and contributes to postoperative recurrence.
The biopsy detected breast cancer and Manal was diagnosed with stage 3, grade 2 Infiltrative Ductal Carcinoma in her right breast.
A six year old male dog exhibiting raised red infiltrative mass in bulbar conjunctiva of right eye was presented for treatment.