In`fil*tra"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. infiltration.]


The act or process of infiltrating, as if water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.


The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.


Calcareous infiltrations filling the cavities. Kirwan.

Fatty infiltration. Med. See under Fatty. -- Infiltration gallery, a filter gallery.


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