[in-trav-uh-sey-shuh n]

noun Pathology.

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

Origin of intravasation

First recorded in 1665–75; intra- + (extra)vasation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for intravasation



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




Entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel.
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