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a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)

the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium

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MRI with special sequencing to show the subscapularis muscle and tendon while minimizing implant "scatter" was performed in 19 of the 43 shoulders at 2 to 5 years postoperatively and showed an intact subscapularis tendon and absence of neuromuscular atrophy or fatty infiltration in all 19 patients.
59) The final component of describing a full thickness tear is evaluating the RC muscles for volume atrophy or fatty infiltration, which, as described previously, significantly impact functional outcome after repair.
Heavy fatty infiltration was found to be a negative predictor of isolation success in univariate analysis.
A total of 182 patients (87%) had ultrasonographic evidence of fatty infiltration and/or hepatomegaly.
Diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: The diagnosis of NAFLD requires evidence of fatty infiltration of the liver in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption and of other secondary causes of chronic liver disease.
NAFLD and NASH denote fatty infiltration of the liver that are not due to excessive alcohol, and are related instead to insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome.
raised a concern regarding the ultrasound (US) measurements used in our study, the sensitivity of early fatty infiltration (<33%), and the limited ability, as we also discussed in our article, to differentiate simple steatosis from inflammation or fibrosis (4).
35) Fatty infiltration of muscle also occurs and is linked to insulin resistance at the level of skeletal muscle.
Sowers proposed that metabolic disorders and obesity may affect leg strength by altering glycation products in the muscles, by allowing fatty infiltration of muscle tissue and compromising selective muscle fibers, or by causing innervation problems.
Some patients in the medical treatment group were told that surgery was not an option because liver biopsy findings showed fatty infiltration.
The findings of percutaneous liver biopsy were consistent with drug-induced cholestatic hepatitis, revealing portal and lobular inflammatory infiltrates with excess of eosinophils, mild portal fibrosis, central and focal necrosis, and macrovesicular fatty infiltration (30%).
This marked fatty infiltration has played a part so important in the classroom work of teaching pathology and has been the subject of so much illustration and description ever since instruction in such details of disease has been practiced, that the alteration may be regarded as familiar to all physicians.