extravasation

noun
ex·​trav·​a·​sa·​tion | \ ik-ˌstrav-ə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce extravasation (audio) , -ˈsā- How to pronounce extravasation (audio) \

Medical Definition of extravasation

1 : the action of extravasating
2a : an extravasated fluid (as blood) extravasations from the nose
b : a deposit formed by extravasation

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“Extravasation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extravasation. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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