infiltration

noun

in·​fil·​tra·​tion ˌin-(ˌ)fil-ˈtrā-shən How to pronounce infiltration (audio)
1
a
: 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 27 Jan. 2023.

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