extravasation


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ex·trav·a·sate

 (ĭk-străv′ə-sāt′)
v. ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
1. Medicine To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To erupt.


ex·trav′a·sa′tion n.

extravasation

(ɪkˌstrævəˈseɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) the escape of blood or lymph from their proper vessels into surrounding tissues. Compare intravasation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extravasation - an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation
liquid - fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
2.extravasation - (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
volcano, vent - a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
activeness, activity, action - the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
3.extravasation - the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
blood extravasation - the leakage of blood from a vessel into tissues surrounding it; can occur in injuries or burns or allergic reactions
urocele - extravasation of urine into the scrotal sac
Translations

extravasation

n extravasación f
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