extravasate

verb
ex·​trav·​a·​sate | \ik-ˈstra-və-ˌsāt, -ˌzāt\
extravasated; extravasating

Definition of extravasate 

transitive verb

: to force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel

intransitive verb

: to pass by infiltration or effusion from a proper vessel or channel (such as a blood vessel) into surrounding tissue

Other Words from extravasate

extravasation \ ik-​ˌstra-​və-​ˈsā-​shən , -​ˈzā-​ \ noun

First Known Use of extravasate

1668, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for extravasate

Latin extra + vas vessel

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extravasate

verb
ex·​trav·​a·​sate | \ik-ˈstrav-ə-ˌsāt, -ˌzāt \
extravasated; extravasating

Medical Definition of extravasate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel extravasated blood

intransitive verb

: to pass by infiltration or effusion from a proper vessel or channel (as a blood vessel) into surrounding tissue

extravasate

noun

Medical Definition of extravasate (Entry 2 of 2)

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