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Definition: 'Infiltrate'

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infiltrate

Type: Term

Pronunciation: in′fil-trāt, in-fil′trāt

Definitions:
1. To perform or undergo infiltration.
2. A cellular infiltration (1) in the lung as inferred from appearance of a localized, ill-defined opacity on a chest radiograph; commonly used to describe a shadow on a radiograph.

Synonyms: infiltration2



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