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v. ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates
1. Medicine To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
1. Medicine To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To erupt.
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1. (Pathology) pathol to cause (blood or lymph) to escape or (of blood or lymph) to escape into the surrounding tissues from their proper vessels
2. (Geological Science) to exude (molten material, such as lava) or (of molten material) to be exuded
(Pathology) pathol the material extravasated
[C17: from Latin extra- + vās vessel]
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v. -sat•ed, -sat•ing,
1. to force out, as blood, from the proper vessels, esp. so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues.v.i.
2. to become extravasated.n.
3. Also, ex•trav`a•sa′tion. extravasated material.
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Past participle: extravasated
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|Verb||1.||extravasate - force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel|
|2.||extravasate - become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"|
|3.||extravasate - geology: cause molten material, such as lava, to pour forth|
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