extravasate

[ 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.

noun

Pathology. the extravasated material; extravasation.

Origin of extravasate

First recorded in 1655–65; extra- + vas + -ate1

Related forms

un·ex·trav·a·sat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for extravasate

extravasate

/ (ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt) /

verb

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

noun

pathol the material extravasated

Word Origin for extravasate

C17: from Latin extra- + vās vessel
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Medicine definitions for extravasate

extravasate

[ ĭk-străvə-sāt′ ]

v.

To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the tissues. Used of blood, lymph, or urine.

Related forms

ex•trava•sate′ null n.
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