transmigration

[ trans-mahy-grey-shuh n, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns maɪˈgreɪ ʃən, ˌtrænz- /

noun

the act of transmigrating.
the passage of a soul after death into another body; metempsychosis.

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Origin of transmigration

1250–1300; Middle English transmigracion < Late Latin trānsmigrātiōn- (stem of trānsmigrātiō) removal. See trans-, migration
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Medical definitions for transmigration

transmigration
[ trăns′mī-grāshən, trănz′- ]

n.

Movement from one site to another, which may entail the crossing of some usually limiting membrane or barrier, as in diapedesis.
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