1. passage of blood cells (especially white blood cells) through intact capillary walls and into the surrounding tissue
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How To Use diapedesis In A Sentence

  • Based on his studies of a frog's tongue, Waller made important observations on diapedesis of leukocytes and reported that pus originated from ‘the colourless of spherical corpuscles from the capillaries.’
  • Corada M, Chimenti S, Cera MR, et al., Junctional adhesion molecule-A-deficient polymorphonuclear cells show reduced diapedesis in peritonitis and heart ischemia-reperfusion injury. Stuck on you, biological Velcro and the evolution of adaptive immunity - The Panda's Thumb
  • [FN#214] This "diapedesis" of bloodstained tears is frequently mentioned in The Nights; and the "Bloody Sweat" is well-known by name. Arabian nights. English
  • (1816-70; diapedesis of the red corpuscles of the blood, studies on nerve-fibres and ganglia, Waller's degeneration) and William Prout The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • These events contribute to leukocyte diapedesis across the endothelial monolayer and tissue inflammation.
  • Fournier also mentions a curious case of diapedesis in a woman injured by a cow. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • H2-calponin-free macrophages demonstrated a higher rate of proliferation and faster migration than that of h2-calponin-positive cells, consistent with a faster diapedesis of peripheral monocytes and neutrophils. Journal of Biological Chemistry current issue
  • This stress relief prolongs the bond lifetime and lowers the chance of extraction of selectins from the rolling cell surface and hence helps keep the cell linked to the endothelium until firm arrest and diapedesis occur.
  • An elevated glucose level also affects polymorphonuclear lymphocytes, causing decreased chemotaxis, diapedesis, and phagocytosis, which in turn leads to a decreased ability to fight infection.
  • Of this malady, known in medical science by the term diapedesis, there have been examples recorded in both ancient and modern times. Smith's Bible Dictionary
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