the migration of blood cells, esp. erythrocytes, through intact capillary walls into the tissues
Origin of diapedesisModern Latin from Classical Greek diap?d?sis, literally , a leaping through from dia-, through + p?dan, to leap from Indo-European base an unverified form p?d-, foot
The movement or passage of blood cells, especially white blood cells, through intact capillary walls into surrounding body tissue.
Origin of diapedesisGreek diapēdēsis transudation from diapēdān to ooze through dia- dia- pēdān to leap, throb ; see ped- in Indo-European roots.