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transport

 [trans´port]
1. movement of materials in biologic systems, particularly across the cell membrane into and out of cells or across epithelial layers.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as moving a patient from one location to another.
active transport see active transport.
oxygen transport the carrying of oxygen through the bloodstream bound to hemoglobin (see oxyhemoglobin).
passive transport the movement of materials, usually across cell membranes, by processes not requiring expenditure of metabolic energy. See also active transport.

trans·port

(trans'pōrt),
The movement or transference of biochemical substances in biologic systems.
[L. transporto, to carry over, fr. trans- + porto, to carry]

trans·port

(trans'pōrt)
1. The movement or transference of biochemical substances in biologic systems.
2. In physical therapy, movement of patients from one area (or surface) to another.
See: transfer (3)
[L. transporto, to carry over, fr. trans- + porto, to carry]

transport

the movement of materials through a system, as in an ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM.

trans·port

(trans'pōrt)
The movement or transference of biochemical substances in biologic systems.
[L. transporto, to carry over, fr. trans- + porto, to carry]
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