migration of leukocytes


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migration of leukocytes

Passage of white blood cells through walls of capillaries. Synonym: diapedesis
See also: migration
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Greater migration of leukocytes in carrageenin injected tilapia was in agreement with the inflammatory response found by Martins et al.
Thrombin stimulates endothelial cells (EC), promoting vasoconstriction and increased vascular permeability; promotes adhesion and transendothelial migration of leukocytes; stimulates EC and fibroblasts to produce inflammatory cytokines; activates platelets, inducing the release of platelet-derived inflammatory mediators.

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