extravasate[ek strav′ə sāt′]
transitive verbextravasated, extravasating
Origin of extravasateClassical Latin extra (see extra-) + vas, a vessel + -ate
- to flow out or escape into surrounding tissues: said of blood, lymph, etc.
- to flow out, as lava from a vent
verbex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates
- Medicine To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
- Geology To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
- Medicine To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
- Geology To erupt.
Origin of extravasateextra– + vas(o)– + –ate1.
(comparative more extravasate, superlative most extravasate)
- Outside of a vessel.
- That which is outside a vessel (especially blood or other bodily fluids)
(third-person singular simple present extravasates, present participle extravasating, simple past and past participle extravasated)