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extravasate

Pronunciation: eks-trav'a-sat

Definition:

  1. To exude from or pass out of a vessel into the tissues, said of blood, lymph, or urine.
  2. The substance thus exuded.

Synonym(s): extravasation2, suffusion4

[L. extra, out of, + vas, vessel]

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