intravasation

[ in-trav-uh-sey-shuh n ]
/ ɪnˌtræv əˈseɪ ʃən /

noun Pathology.

the entrance of foreign matter into a blood vessel of the body.

Nearby words

  1. intrauterine,
  2. intrauterine amputation,
  3. intrauterine contraceptive,
  4. intrauterine device,
  5. intrauterine fracture,
  6. intravascular,
  7. intravenous,
  8. intravenous anesthesia,
  9. intravenous anesthetic,
  10. intravenous bolus

Origin of intravasation

First recorded in 1665–75; intra- + (extra)vasation

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British Dictionary definitions for intravasation

intravasation

/ (ɪnˌtrævəˈseɪʃən) /

noun

the passage of extraneous material, such as pus, into a blood or lymph vesselCompare extravasation
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Medicine definitions for intravasation

intravasation

[ ĭn-trăv′ə-sāshən ]

n.

Entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel.

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