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(in-fil′trāt″, in′fil- )

[¹in- + L. filtrare, to strain through]

1. To pass into or through a substance or a space.
2. The material that has infiltrated.
3. A shadow seen on a chest x-ray and assumed to represent blood, pus, or other body fluids in the lung.

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