extravascular

[ ek-struh-vas-kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈvæs kyə lər /

adjective Anatomy.

situated outside a blood vessel or vessels.

Nearby words

  1. extravaganza,
  2. extravagate,
  3. extravaginal,
  4. extravasate,
  5. extravasation,
  6. extravascular fluid,
  7. extravehicular,
  8. extravehicular mobility unit,
  9. extraversion,
  10. extravert

Origin of extravascular

First recorded in 1795–1805; extra- + vascular

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British Dictionary definitions for extravascular

extravascular

/ (ˌɛkstrəˈvæskjʊlə) /

adjective

anatomy situated or occurring outside a lymph or blood vessel
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Medicine definitions for extravascular

extravascular

[ ĕk′strə-văskyə-lər ]

adj.

Located or occurring outside a blood or lymph vessel.
Lacking vessels; nonvascular.

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