leukopedesis

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. leukomyelopathy,
  2. leukon,
  3. leukonecrosis,
  4. leukonychia,
  5. leukopathia,
  6. leukopenia,
  7. leukopenic index,
  8. leukopenic leukemia,
  9. leukoplakia,
  10. leukoplakia vulvae

Origin of leukopedesis

From New Latin; see origin at leuko-, diapedesis

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Medicine definitions for leukopedesis

leukopedesis

[ lōō′kō-pĭ-dēsĭs ]

n.

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

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