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infiltrate

 [in-fil´trāt]
1. to penetrate the interstices of a tissue or substance.
2. material so deposited; called also infiltration.

in·fil·trate

(in'fil-trāt, in-fil'trāt),
1. To perform or undergo infiltration.
2. Synonym(s): infiltration (2)
3. A cellular infiltration (1) in the lung as inferred from appearance of a localized, ill-defined opacity on a chest radiograph; commonly used to describe a shadow on a radiograph.
[L. in + Mediev. L. filtro, pp. -atus, to strain through felt, fr. filtrum, felt]

infiltrate

/in·fil·trate/ (in-fil´trāt)
1. to penetrate the interstices of a tissue or substance.
2. the material or solution so deposited.

infiltrate

(ĭn-fĭl′trāt′, ĭn′fĭl-)
v. infil·trated, infil·trating, infil·trates
v.tr.
1.
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.
v.intr.
To gain entrance gradually or surreptitiously.
n.
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.

infiltrate

[infil′trāt]
1 v. to penetrate the interstices of a tissue or substance.
2 n. the material or solution so deposited.

infiltrate

noun Infectious disease A collection of fluid and cells seen on a CXR in various form of lung inflamation. See Fluffy infiltrate MedtalkA collection of fluid and cells seen on a plain film that corresponds to locoregional extension of cancer.

in·fil·trate

(in'fil-trāt)
1. To perform or undergo infiltration.
2. Synonym(s): infiltration (2) .
3. Infiltration (1) in the lung as inferred from appearance of a localized, ill-defined opacity on a chest radiograph.
[L. in + Mediev. L. filtro, pp. -atus, to strain through felt, fr. filtrum, felt]

Infiltrate

A collection of cells not usually present in that area. In the cornea, infiltrates may be a collection of white blood cells.
Mentioned in: Keratitis, Stomach Cancer

in·fil·trate

(in'fil-trāt)
To perform or undergo infiltration.
[L. in + Mediev. L. filtro, pp. -atus, to strain through felt, fr. filtrum, felt]

infiltrate (infil´trāt),

n 1. the material deposited by infiltration.
v 2. to deposit material in a location.

infiltrate

1. to penetrate the interstices of a tissue or substance.
2. material deposited by infiltration.

interstitial infiltrate
cellular infiltrate scattered evenly throughout the thickness of the dermis.
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The device notifies clinicians if conditions suggest an infiltration, allowing them to address the issue early to reduce patient harm.
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He also said that these infiltrations bids are not going to end till the onset of winter, but expressed confidence that his army is well prepared for these challenges.