extravasate

verb
ex·​trav·​a·​sate | \ ik-ˈstra-və-ˌsāt How to pronounce extravasate (audio) , -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 How to pronounce extravasation (audio) , -​ˈzā-​ How to pronounce extravasation (audio) \ 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extravasate. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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extravasate

verb
ex·​trav·​a·​sate | \ ik-ˈstrav-ə-ˌsāt, -ˌzāt How to pronounce extravasate (audio) \
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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