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extravasate

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verb ex·trav·a·sate \ik-ˈstra-və-ˌsāt, -ˌzāt\

Definition of extravasate

extravasatedextravasating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to pass by infiltration or effusion from a proper vessel or channel (as a blood vessel) into surrounding tissue

extravasation play \-ˌstra-və-ˈsā-shən, -ˈzā-\ noun


Origin of extravasate

Latin extra + vas vessel


First Known Use: 1668


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