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

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]
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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

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
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Basically, the bed acts like an underground detention basin during extreme storm events, with the added benefit of allowing infiltration. Routing the storm through the infiltration bed can be done using the same calculation methods used for detention basins to confirm peak rate mitigation.
Update interventions for chemotherapy infiltrations already used for pediatric hematology-oncology patients (see Table 1).
Infiltration In the last two years there has been an increase in infiltrations and cross- border firing.
Caregivers are notified if conditions suggest that an infiltration or extravasation has occurred.
He further clarified that no Indian posts were occupied during the infiltration, and assured that the sanctity of the Line of Control (LoC) is well maintained.
30 patients received 1.8 ml buccal infiltration combined with 0.2 ml intraligamentary injection of 4% articaine (1:100000 adrenaline).
In Jizan, the army repelled the mercenaries infiltration east of Jahfan Mountain lasted for hours with the participation of warplanes without any progress, killing and injuring dozens while the artillery shelling targeted gatherings of enemy soldiers at the site of Meshal.
ivWatch visual notifications alerting clinicians of infiltration events can be displayed on a designated Philips patient monitor, as well as generated on remote nursing station monitors allowing care providers to respond quickly.
The device notifies clinicians if conditions suggest an infiltration, allowing them to address the issue early to reduce patient harm.
The success rate of 4% articaine buccal infiltration was 71.11% whereas the success rate of 4% articaine inferior alveolar nerve block was 64.4%.
There was no statistically significant difference between the articaine formulation as buccal infiltration and lidocaine formulation as IANB with regard to anesthetic success (p value =0.220).