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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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Echocardiography showed biatrial enlargement with biventricular hypertrophy and a hyperechoic, granular myocardium which was suggestive of amyloid infiltration. Radiological investigations revealed cardiomegaly with right sided pleural effusion, punched out lesions were detected in skull and diffuse osteopenia of the spine.
* pleural effusion secondary to amyloid infiltration of the pleura;
In view of the clinical and histologic amyloid infiltration of several areas of the larynx (including the false vocal folds [primarily the left], both true vocal folds, and the laryngeal surface of the epiglottis), any attempt at a curative resection would have been mutilating.