n. pl. di·a·pe·de·ses (-sēz)
The movement or passage of blood cells, especially white blood cells, through intact capillary walls into surrounding body tissue.
[Greek diapēdēsis, transudation, from diapēdān, to ooze through : dia-, dia- + pēdān, to leap, throb; see ped- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
di′a·pe·detic (-dĕtĭk) adj.
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