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diapedesis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diapedesis  \Di`a*pe*de"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  leaping  or 
  oozing  through  fr  ?  to  leap  through  dia`  through  +  ?  to 
  leap.]  (Med.) 
  The  passage  of  the  corpuscular  elements  of  the  blood  from  the 
  blood  vessels  into  the  surrounding  tissues,  without  rupture 
  of  the  walls  of  the  blood  vessels. 




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