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Diapedesis

Definition of the noun diapedesis

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noun - plural: diapedeses

  1. passage of blood cells (especially white blood cells) through intact capillary walls and into the surrounding tissue

Explanation

  1. diapedesis is a gene ontology group, gene group.
  2. Diapedesis is the movement of leukocyte across the endothelial lining of blood vessel to interstitial fluid. The process is driven by chemotactic factors. Diapedesis usually happens when an area is injured or damaged and an inflammation response is needed. The process is proceeded by rolling adhesion and tight binding of leukocytes.

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Google previewEvolution of Immune Reactions (1990)

by Petr Sima, Vaclav Vetvicka

Basically diapedesis is a very slow process; in some cases it may take more than 30 d.

Encapsulation The clearance of invading microorganisms by protective destruction or removal via diapedesis is the most important part of the mollusc ...

Google previewNutrition and Physical Activity in Inflammatory Diseases (2013)

by Manohar L. Garg, Lisa G. Wood

Diapedesis is the term used to describe the migration of the ...

Google previewNanomedical Device and Systems Design (2013)

Challenges, Possibilities, Visions by Frank Boehm

Diapedesis is a multistep procedure by which leukocyte cells cross endothelial cell boundaries from within the bloodstream in ameboid fashion to access sites of inflammation within tissues. In humans, leukocyte TEM through interfacial ...

Google previewRoutledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation (2015)

by Keith Ward

Diapedesis is the term to describe the outward passage of blood cells (principally leucocytes), along with plasma proteins and other chemicals, through the vessel walls. The extravasated fluid is referred to as exudate. The increasing vascular ...

Google previewAcademic Biology X

Diapedesis is the slow amoeboid movement of leucocytes. Diastema is toothless space in rodents and rabbits as canines are absent in them. Diastole is resting period of heart. Diencephelon is the part of fore brain made of two thalami.

Google previewStudy Guide for Anatomy & Physiology (2014)

by Linda Swisher, Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau

_____ Diapedesis is the movement of neutrophils out of the bloodstream and around the tissue cells to the site of the injury. 29. _____ Innate immunity is also known as adaptive immunity. 30. _____ Sebum and mucus are part of the body's ...

Google previewA Textbook of Microbiology (1999)

by D.K.Maheshwari

Diapedesis is a process of sneezing of phagocytes between the endothelial cells of blood vessels and reaching to damaged area. Attraction of neutrophils occurs through chemotactic substances such as kinins, the components of complement ...

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology (2015)

by Kevin T. Patton

The process is called diapedesis ...

Google previewPostgraduate Haematology (2015)

by A. Victor Hoffbrand, Douglas R. Higgs, David M. Keeling, Atul B. Mehta

Paracellular diapedesis is the purposeful coordinated movement of leucocytes though the endothelial lining towards sites of inflammation. Selectinmediated leucocyte tethering and rolling across endothelial surfaces is followed by ...

Google previewBlood-Spinal Cord and Brain Barriers in Health and Disease (2003)

by Hari Shanker Sharma

Diapedesis is the mechanism by which immune cells cross the BBB (Male, 1995; Greenwood et al., 1995). Many types of antisense are degraded rapidly by enzymes. Naturally occurring mRNA is degraded so rapidly in the circulation that its ...

Google previewA System of Medicine (1899)

by Thomas Clifford Allbutt

Diapedesis is a slow process, and the channels for it are much smaller than the thickness of a red corpuscle. Unless the red corpuscles can get started on the path between the endothelial cells, they cannot traverse it; and unless the circulation ...

Google previewA System of medicine, by many writers (1899)

by Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

Diapedesis is a slow process, and the channels for it are much smaller than the thickness of a red corpuscle. Unless the red corpuscles can get started on the path between the endothelial cells, they cannot traverse it; and unless the circulation ...

Google previewPapers and Addresses: Pathology. Preventive medicine (1920)

by William Henry Welch

Diapedesis is a slow process, and the channels for it are much smaller than the thickness of a red corpuscle. Unless the red corpuscles can get started on the path between the endothelial cells, they cannot traverse it; and unless the circulation ...

Google previewThrombosis (1899)

Embolism by William Henry Welch

Diapedesis is a slow process, and the channels for it are much smaller than the thickness of a red corpuscle. Unless the red corpuscles can get started on the path between the endothelial cells, they cannot traverse it ; and unless the ...

Google previewMedical bulletin (1909)

“But instead, diapedesis is the most important change.” Still another version, and, indeed, one that includes many elements of what the recent investigation teaches , is that menstruation is a congestion of the endometrium, with an increase in ...

Google previewUnderstanding & Interpreting Hematological Investigations (2009)

by Agourram Taieb

3- Diapedesis is the movement of the neutrophil through the vessel wall. B- Opsonization and recognition 1- Opsonization is the mechanism which facilitates.

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

Diapedesis is an important part of the reaction of tissues to injury (sue inflammation). diaper rash l. a painful raw area of skin around the anus and buttocks due to contact with frequent irritant stools. It is common between birth and six months of ...

Google previewUltrastructural Pathology (2009)

The Comparative Cellular Basis of Disease by Norman F. Cheville

Diapedesis Diapedesis is the process by which neutrophils emigrate through vascular walls.

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals (2011)

by Jahangir Moini, Professor Eastern Florida State College Jahangir Moini

Diapedesis is the process of leukocytes squeezing between cells of the blood vessel walls to leave the circulation. They can then move through interstitial spaces, self-prop elled, via amoeboid motion. Normally, there are 4500 to 10,000 white ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

diapedesis. n. migration of cells through the walls of blood capillaries into the tissue spaces. Diapedesis is an important part of the reaction of tissues to injury ( see INFLAMMATION). diaphoresis. n. the process of sweating, especially excessive ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Margination Diapedesis and margination. diazo salt 227 Diapedesis. diazo salt A diazonium salt prepared. dhobi itch antigens. Dextrans of relatively low molecular weight have been used as plasma expanders. dhobiitch Contact (type IV) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

diapedesis. n. The migration of cells through the walls of blood capillaries. It is an important part of the inflammatory reaction of tissues to injury. diaphragm. n. 1. (in anatomy) A thin musculomembranous layer or septum separating the ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

by Robley Dunglison

See Diapedesis. Hematopoicsis, Hematosis. Hematoporia, Hemaporia. Htematuresis, Hematuria. Hemaxis, Blood-letting. Hemidropis. See Diapedesis. Hemoptoe, Hemoptysis. Hemoptosis, Hemoptysis. Hemoptysis interna, Hematothorax — h ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

DIAPEDESIS—DIAPER. end of one of the prongs. On the diapason being sounded in the usual way, and the spring placed lightly against the cylinder, the style traced a sinuous white line on the black paper. The sinuosities became visible ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

Diapedesis is an important part of the reaction of tissues to injury (see inflammation). diaphoresis [dy-a ̆-fer-ee-sis] n. the process of sweating, especially excessive sweating. See sweat. diaphoretic (sudorific) [dy-a ̆-fer-et-ik ] n. a drug that ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

DIAPEDESIS diaphragm 672 diarrhea Pubic bone Uterus Bladder tilages, and the. diameter diaphoretic paratus used in performing dialysis. SYN: artificial kidney; hemodialyzer. diameter (di-am'ét-ér) [dia- + -meter] The distance from any ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

diapedesis n. migration of cells through the walls of blood capillaries into the tissue spaces. Diapedesis is an important part of the reaction of tissues to injury (see inflammation). diaphoresis n. the process of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

diapedesis (dläpëd'ësls, dl'äpëdë'sls) n. [Gk. diapedesis, leaping through.] Emigration ofwhite blood corpuscles through the walls of the capillaries into the surrounding tissue (phys.). diaphototroptsm (dfäfötöt'röplzm) n. [Gk. dia, through ; phos, ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

and that this property has much to do with the stomata that are formed in the process of diapedesis.

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

diapedesis. leukocyte e., the escape (diapedesis) of leukocytes through the walls of ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base migration (diapedesis, diapedetic) diaphano- [Gr, diaphanes, transparent] comb transparent (diaphaneity, diaphanometer) diaphor- [Gr. diaphorein, persire] base perspiration (diaphoresis, diaphoretic) -diastasis [Gr. dia, apart + ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

diapedesis.

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2012)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

diapedesis ('diep'deess) the passage of blood cells through the walls of blood capillaries into the surrounding tissues. diaphoresis ('dief'reess) perspiration; ...

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Diapedesis Meaning

Video shows what diapedesis means. The migration of blood cells (especially leucocytes) through the intact walls of blood vessels into the surrounding tissue.

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The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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