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diapedesis

 [di″ah-pĕ-de´sis]
the outward passage of blood cells through intact vessel walls. See illustration.
Diapedesis of leukocytes. From Dorland's, 2000.

di·a·pe·de·sis

(dī'ă-pĕ-dē'sis),
The passage of blood, or any of its formed elements, through the intact walls of blood vessels.
Synonym(s): migration (2)
[G. dia, through, + pēdēsis, a leaping]

diapedesis

/di·a·pe·de·sis/ (di″ah-pĕ-de´sis) the outward passage of blood cells through intact vessel walls.
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Diapedesis of leukocytes.

diapedesis

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

di′a·pe·det′ic (-dĕt′ĭk) adj.

diapedesis

[dī′əpidē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, dia + pedesis, an oozing
the passage of white blood cells through the walls of the blood vessels without damage to the vessels. See also ameboid movement.

di·a·pe·de·sis

(dī'ă-pĕ-dē'sis)
The passage of blood, or any of its formed elements, through the intact walls of blood vessels.
Synonym(s): migration (2) .
[G. dia, through, + pēdēsis, a leaping]
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DIAPEDESIS

diapedesis

(di?a-ped-e'sis) [? + pedan, to leap]
The movement of white blood cells and other cells out of small arterioles, venules, and capillaries as part of the inflammatory response. The cells move through gaps between cells in the vessel walls.
See: illustration; inflammation

diapedesis

The passing of blood cells through the intact CAPILLARY wall into the tissue spaces. Diapedesis is a feature of INFLAMMATION.

diapedesis

the passage of white blood cells through the unruptured wall of a blood vessel by changing in shape; an important reaction to tissue injury, leading to inflammation.

diapedesis

process of escape of white blood cells (e.g. polymorphonuclearcytes, macrophages) from capillaries during inflammation

diapedesis (dīˈ··p·dēˑ·sis),

n disorder in which red and white blood cells pass through the blood vessel walls that house them without injuring the vessels.

diapedesis

the outward passage of blood cells through intact vessel walls.
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Metaplasia of digestive gland tubules, diapedesis, and hemocyte infiltration were observed at low prevalence from most sites; the severity was usually low and no etiology was detected.
Microscopic changes in tissue architecture were observed in 13 of 27 surviving oysters and included diffuse to multifocal peritubular hemocyte infiltration, diapedesis and dilation of digestive tubules some of which contained cellular debris (Fig.
2002) and diapedesis (Cheng 1981), as well as humoral factors including lysozymes, aminopeptidases, phospholipase C, antibacterial proteins, lectins and protease inhibitors (Mohandas & Cheng 1985, Kamiya et al.
Through diapedesis, amebocytes cuter both the mantle cavity and the alimentary tract to capture mucus and food.