- Pathology. to force out from the proper vessels, as blood, especially so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues.
- Geology. to pour forth, as lava, from a subterranean source in a molten state.
- Pathology. to be extravasated, as blood.
- Geology. to pour forth lava or the like.
- Pathology. the extravasated material; extravasation.
Origin of extravasate
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- pathol to cause (blood or lymph) to escape or (of blood or lymph) to escape into the surrounding tissues from their proper vessels
- to exude (molten material, such as lava) or (of molten material) to be exuded
- pathol the material extravasated
C17: from Latin extra- + vās vessel
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- To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the tissues. Used of blood, lymph, or urine.
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