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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.