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extravasate

[ik-strav-uh-seyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌseɪt/
verb (used with object), extravasated, extravasating.
1.
Pathology. to force out from the proper vessels, as blood, especially so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues.
2.
Geology. to pour forth, as lava, from a subterranean source in a molten state.
verb (used without object), extravasated, extravasating.
3.
Pathology. to be extravasated, as blood.
4.
Geology. to pour forth lava or the like.
noun
5.
Pathology. the extravasated material; extravasation.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; extra- + vas + -ate1
Related forms
unextravasated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for extravasate

extravasate

/ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt/
verb
1.
(pathol) to cause (blood or lymph) to escape or (of blood or lymph) to escape into the surrounding tissues from their proper vessels
2.
to exude (molten material, such as lava) or (of molten material) to be exuded
noun
3.
(pathol) the material extravasated
Word Origin
C17: from Latin extra- + vās vessel
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extravasate in Medicine

extravasate ex·trav·a·sate (ĭk-strāv'ə-sāt')
v. ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates
To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the tissues. Used of blood, lymph, or urine.


ex·trav'a·sate' or ex·trav'a·sa'tion n.
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