[ in-trav-uh-sey-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˌtræv əˈseɪ ʃən /
the entrance of foreign matter into a blood vessel of the body.
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British Dictionary definitions for intravasation
/ (ɪnˌtrævəˈseɪʃən) /
the passage of extraneous material, such as pus, into a blood or lymph vesselCompare extravasation
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Medical definitions for intravasation
[ ĭn-trăv′ə-sā′shən ]
Entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel.
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