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infiltrate

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verb in·fil·trate \in-ˈfil-ˌtrāt, ˈin-(ˌ)\

Medical Definition of infiltrate

in·fil·trat·edin·fil·trat·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to cause (as a liquid) to permeate something by penetrating its pores or interstices <infiltrate tissue with a local anesthetic>

  3. 2:  to pass into or through (a substance) by filtering or permeating

  4. intransitive verb

  5. :  to enter, permeate, or pass through a substance or area




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infiltrate

noun in·fil·trate

Medical Definition of infiltrate

  1. :  something that passes or is caused to pass into or through something by permeating or filtering; especially :  a substance that passes into the bodily tissues and forms an abnormal accumulation <a lung infiltrate>





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