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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.
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·port

(trans'pōrt),
The movement or transference of biochemical substances in biologic systems.
[L. transporto, to carry over, fr. trans- + porto, to carry]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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

transport

the movement of materials through a system, as in an ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

trans·port

(trans'pōrt)
The movement or transference of biochemical substances in biologic systems.
[L. transporto, to carry over, fr. trans- + porto, to carry]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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