migration

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migration

the movement of people into (immigration) and out of (emigration) a country that serves to increase or decrease the country's POPULATION and labour force. For example, immigration was an important factor in the early colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the USA and Canada.
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Severe bacterial infections usually cause failure of migration of leukocytes to the infectious foci, among other inflammatory disorders, leading to septic shock and death (Benjamim et al.
The migration of leukocytes from the vascular compartment into the inflammation area requires a series of complex interactions between leukocytes and endothelium.
Excessive migration of leukocytes is a characteristic of inflammatory and auto-immune diseases, and leads to tissue damage as leukocytes have destructive capacities.

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