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diapiresis

Pronunciation: di'a-pi-re'sis

Definition: Passage of colloidal or other small particles of suspended matter through the unruptured walls of the blood vessels.

[G. diapeiro, to drive through, fr. peiro, to pierce]

See Also: diapedesis

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