[ loo-koh-pi-dee-sis ]
/ ˌlu koʊ pɪˈdi sɪs /


an outward flow of white blood cells through a blood-vessel wall.

Origin of leukopedesis

From New Latin; see origin at leuko-, diapedesis
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Medicine definitions for leukopedesis


[ lōō′kō-pĭ-dēsĭs ]


The movement of white blood cells through the walls of capillaries and into the tissues.
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