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Medical Term:

diapedesis

Pronunciation: di'a-pe-de'sis

Definition: The passage of blood, or any of its formed elements, through the intact walls of blood vessels.

Synonym(s): migration2

[G. dia, through, + pedesis, a leaping]

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