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permeability/per·me·a·bil·i·ty/ (per″me-ah-bil´ĭ-te) the property or state of being permeable.
permeabilitypassage of substances through a membrane
increased vascular permeability capillary state in acute inflammation; larger gaps appear between tunica intima cells, permitting passage of large molecules (e.g. plasma proteins) and cells (e.g. neutrophils, macrophages, fibroblasts, platelets and sometimes erythrocytes) from the capillary into the tissue spaces
vascular permeability passage of small molecules (e.g. water, oxygen, carbon dioxide and glucose) into and out of the capillary; normal state, permitting tissue respiration