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invasion

1. Pathol the spread of cancer from its point of origin into surrounding tissues
2. Ecology the movement of plants to a new area or to an area to which they are not native

Invasion

 

(infestation), the infection of man, animals, and plants by animal parasites.

Invasion may be active, as when a parasite attacks or penetrates the body of the host through injured or intact skin, or passive, brought into the body with water or food.

invasion

[in′vā·zhən]
(geology)
The movement of one material into a porous reservoir area that has been occupied by another material.
(medicine)
The phase of an infectious disease during which the pathogen multiplies and is distributed; precedes signs and symptoms.
The process by which microorganisms enter the body.
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Tumour invasion posterior to lamina cribrosa--One patient
Conclusions: Parameters like invasion depth and tumor proximity to midline might provide useful information about prognosis and may help to determine a treatment schedule in patients suffering fdrom cancer of the tongue.
The Bail Act 1977 will also be amended to include a presumption against bail for aggravated carjacking, home invasion and aggravated home invasion.
In his address at the ceremony, the president said that everyone was obliged to honour those who lost their lives during the invasion or were still missing, by working together to rid the country of the occupation and reunite it.
Peritoneal elastic lamina invasion was often seen in the fibrotic areas of invasion front with peritoneal surface retraction (Figures 2 and 3).
alterniflora invasion is a highly controversial topic previous studies have shown that depending on conditions invasion can lead to either a decline or increase in biodiversity (Wang et al.
He added that this invasion, associated with collapses in the unitary structure and solidarity among Muslims, has had a negative impact on the the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina when the Serbian regime and after a year and a half of that invasion, began an attack against Bosnia and Herzegovina, taking advantage of the weakness and disintegration of Muslims caused by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
Anchoring the Call of Duty: Ghosts Invasion DLC Pack is thenext installment in the game's Extinction mode episodicnarrative, Episode 3: Awakening.
The home invasion, which occurred Friday, came as a shock to the Millburn Police Department because of the viciousness of the attack.
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Leicester, was arraigned yesterday in Central District Court on charges stemming from the Saturday home invasion.