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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

(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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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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
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diapedesis

The passing of blood cells through the intact CAPILLARY wall into the tissue spaces. Diapedesis is a feature of INFLAMMATION.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Li et al., "von Willebrand factor promotes leukocyte extravasation," Blood, vol.

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