Migration

migration

1. Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms.

Synonym: diapedesis.

3. Movement of a tooth or teeth out of normal position.

4. Movement of molecules during electrophoresis.

Origin: L. Migro, pp. -atus, to move from place to place The periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding.The movement of persons from one country or locality to another.(chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule.The Latin word meaning 'to go from one place to another' which is exhibited by some animals in line with seasonal change.

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