extravasate[ek strav′ə sāt′]
Origin: Classical Latin extra (see extra-) plush vas, a vessel plush -ate
- to flow out or escape into surrounding tissues: said of blood, lymph, etc.
- to flow out, as lava from a vent
- extravasation noun
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verb ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates verb, transitive
- Pathology 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.
- Pathology To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
- Geology To erupt.
Origin: extra- + vas(o)- + -ate1.
- ex·travˌa·saˈtion noun
extravasate - Medical Definition
- extravasate, ex·travˌa·saˈtion noun