infiltration

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infiltration in·fil·tra·tion (ĭn'fĭl-trā'shən)
n.

  1. The act or process of infiltrating.

  2. The state of being infiltrated.

  3. The gas, fluid, or dissolved matter that has entered a substance, cell, or tissue.


in·fil'tra·tive (-trə-tĭv) adj.
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