[mahy-greyt] /ˈmaɪ greɪt/
verb (used without object), migrated, migrating.
to go from one country, region, or place to another.
Synonyms: move, resettle, relocate.
to pass periodically from one region or climate to another, as certain birds, fishes, and animals:
The birds migrate southward in the winter.
to shift, as from one system, mode of operation, or enterprise to another.
Physiology. (of a cell, tissue, etc.) to move from one region of the body to another, as in embryonic development.
(at British universities) to change or transfer from one college to another.
to go from one region, country, or place of abode to settle in another, esp in a foreign country
(of birds, fishes, etc) to journey between different areas at specific times of the year
1690s, from Latin migratus, past participle of migrare “to move from one place to another” (see migration). Related: Migrated; migrating.
- Miliary abscess
miliary abscess n. Any of numerous minute collections of pus widely disseminated throughout an area or the whole body.
[mahy-gruh nt] /ˈmaɪ grənt/ adjective 1. , especially of people; migratory. noun 2. a person or animal that . 3. Also called migrant worker. a person who moves from place to place to get work, especially a farm laborer who harvests crops seasonally. /ˈmaɪɡrənt/ noun 1. a person or animal that moves from one region, […]
noun, Pathology. 1. tuberculosis in which the bacilli are spread by the blood from one point of infection, producing small tubercles in other parts of the body.
[mil-uh-suh nt] /ˈmɪl ə sənt/ noun 1. a female given name. fem. proper name, earlier Malasintha, from shortened form of Old High German Amalswind, literally “strong in work,” from amal “work” + *swind “strong” (cf. Old English swið “strong,” gesund “healthy”).