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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It exhibits anti-inflammatory properties by preventing the migration of leukocytes and the expression and induction of adhesion molecules.
The pretreatment with [LP.sub.PI] induced significant accumulation of leukocyte in the bloodstreams as early as 4 h after challenge, and increased migration of leukocytes into the peritoneal cavity, producing a tenfold reduction in the local bacterial load and limiting the spread of L.
The migration of leukocytes from the vascular compartment into the inflammation area requires a series of complex interactions between leukocytes and endothelium.

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