verb (-sated; -sating) Etymology: Latin extra + vas vessel Date: 1668 transitive verb to force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel intransitive verb to pass by infiltration or effusion from a proper vessel or channel (as a blood vessel) into surrounding tissue • extravasation noun

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  • Extravasate — Ex*trav a*sate, v. i. [See {Extravasate}, v. t.] (Physiol.) To pass by infiltration or effusion from the normal channel, such as a blood vessel or a lymphatic, into the surrounding tissue; said of blood, lymph, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Extravasate — Ex*trav a*sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extravasated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extravasating}.] [Pref. extra + L. vas vessel: cf. F. extravaser. See {Vase}.] To force or let out of the proper vessels or arteries, as blood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extravasate — index outpour Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • extravasate — [ek strav′ə sāt΄] vt. extravasated, extravasating [L extra (see EXTRA ) + vas, a vessel + ATE1] to allow or force (blood, etc.) to flow from its normal vessels into the surrounding body tissues vi. 1. to flow out or escape into surrounding… …   English World dictionary

  • Extravasate — To exude from or pass through the walls of a vessel into the surrounding tissues. Blood, lymph, or urine can extravasate. From the Latin extra (out of) + vas (vessel) = out of a vessel. * * * 1. To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the… …   Medical dictionary

  • extravasate — /ik strav euh sayt /, v., extravasated, extravasating, n. v.t. 1. Pathol. to force out from the proper vessels, as blood, esp. so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues. 2. Geol. to pour forth, as lava, from a subterranean source in a… …   Universalium

  • extravasate — 1. adjective /ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt/ Outside of a vessel. 2. noun /ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt/ That which is outside a vessel (especially blood or other bodily fluids) 3. verb /ɪkˈstrævəˌseɪt/ To …   Wiktionary

  • extravasate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb Geology. To send forth (confined matter) violently: belch, disgorge, eject, eruct, erupt, expel, spew. See EXPLOSION …   English dictionary for students

  • extravasate — v. push out of its vessel (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extravasate — [ɪk stravəseɪt, ɛk ] verb [usu. as adjective extravasated] chiefly Medicine let or force out (a fluid, especially blood) from the vessel that naturally contains it. Derivatives extravasation noun Origin C17: from extra + L. vas vessel + …   English new terms dictionary

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