migration

migration is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(mī-grā′shŏn )

[L. migratio, removal, migration]

1. Movement from one location to another.
2. Unwanted movement of an implanted device from its original therapeutic location to another part of the body, where it may cause injury.
migratory (mī′gră-tor″ē ), adj.

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