Origin of extravasation
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Examples from the Web for extravasation
In the mucous membrane of the crop there was also an extravasation.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
There was no extravasation in any part of the substance of the cerebrum or cerebellum.Observations on Madness and Melancholy
Ecchymosis is extravasation of blood into the tissues underlying the skin.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
There was extravasation into and beneath the periosteum, and subsequent destruction of the continuity of the bone.
The same author records paralysis as occurring in one case from extravasation into the spinal meninges.
- the escape of blood or lymph from their proper vessels into surrounding tissuesCompare intravasation
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Word Origin and History for extravasation
1670s, from Latin extra "outside" (see extra-) + form derived from vas "vessel." Related: Extravasate (1660s).
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