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migrate

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intransitive verb mi·grate \ˈmī-ˌgrāt, mī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of migrate

migrated; migrating

  1. :  to move from one place to another: asa:  to move from one site to another in a host organism especially as part of a life cycle <filarial worms migrate within the human body>bof an atom or group :  to shift position within a molecule

migratory \ˈmī-grə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\play adjective




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