infiltration

noun
in·​fil·​tra·​tion | \ ˌin-(ˌ)fil-ˈtrā-shən How to pronounce infiltration (audio) \

Medical Definition of infiltration

1a : the act or process of infiltrating
b : something that infiltrates anesthetic drug infiltration
2 : an abnormal bodily condition produced or characterized by infiltration

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“Infiltration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/infiltration. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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