[ ik-strav-uh-seyt ]
/ ɪkˈstræv əˌseɪt /
verb (used with object), ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing.
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.
verb (used without object), ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing.
Pathology. to be extravasated, as blood.
Geology. to pour forth lava or the like.
Pathology. the extravasated material; extravasation.
Related formsun·ex·trav·a·sat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for extravasate
/ (ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt) /
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
Word Origin for extravasate
C17: from Latin extra- + vās vessel
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Medicine definitions for extravasate
[ ĭk-străv′ə-sāt′ ]
To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the tissues. Used of blood, lymph, or urine.
Related formsex•trav′a•sate′ null n.
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