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transmigration

 [trans″mi-gra´shun]
2. change of place from one side of the body to the other.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trans·mi·gra·tion

(trans'mī-grā'shŭn),
Movement from one site to another; may entail the crossing of some usually limiting barrier, as in the passage of blood cells through the walls of the vessels (diapedesis).
[L. transmigro, pp. -atus, to remove from one place to another]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trans·mi·gra·tion

(trans'mī-grā'shŭn)
Movement from one site to another; may entail the crossing of some usually limiting barrier, as in the passage of blood cells through the walls of the vessels (diapedesis).
[L. transmigro, pp. -atus, to remove from one place to another]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trans·mi·gra·tion

(trans'mī-grā'shŭn)
Movement from one site to another; may entail crossing some usually limiting barrier, as in passage of blood cells through walls of vessels (diapedesis).
[L. transmigro, pp. -atus, to remove from one place to another]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The reason why an impacted canine transmigrates might be due to concoction of all the above factors that could possibly lead to varying presentations of particular transmigrant tooth.
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Although leukocyte trapping within capillaries is probably not the sole cause, based on later evidence, it is likely that leukocytes become activated, transmigrate into the vein walls, and mediate some of the observed damage.
Then in the later stages of liver injury neutrophils transmigrate and attack hepatocytes, and eventually cause massive hepatocyte necrosis and multiorgan failure (Ramaiah and Jaeschke 2007).
These phagocytes can transmigrate across tissue barriers and transport Salmonella from the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract to the systemic circulation.
They transmigrate within the six states undergoing all kinds of suffering and harm, from which they cannot escape during innumerable billions of eons.
(65-76) Faustus's last hopeless wish to transmigrate into the body of a beast in order to escape the prospect of endless damnation gets brutally shortened by the intrusion of the last twelve soundings of the clock.
Kindler, "In vitro activated human T lymphocytes very efficiently attach to allogenic multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells and transmigrate under them," Journal of Cellular Physiology, vol.
Both cell-free and cell-associated HIV-1 viral particles can transmigrate through fetal, but not adult, oral epithelium and infect permissive cells [80], further highlighting the potent antiviral activity of HBDs in the adult oral environment.
Blood-borne neutrophils immediately migrate, even against blood flow, and then transmigrate out of blood vessels to reach the injured brain area [26].
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