Definition of Extravasation

1. Noun. An extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation.

Generic synonyms: Liquid
Derivative terms: Extravasate

2. Noun. (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed).
Exact synonyms: Eructation, Eruption
Category relationships: Vent, Volcano
Generic synonyms: Action, Activeness, Activity
Derivative terms: Eruct, Erupt, Extravasate, Extravasate

3. Noun. The process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine.
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Specialized synonyms: Blood Extravasation, Urocele
Derivative terms: Extravasate

Definition of Extravasation

1. n. The act of forcing or letting out of its proper vessels or ducts, as a fluid; effusion; as, an extravasation of blood after a rupture of the vessels.

2. n. The issue of lava and other volcanic products from the earth.

Definition of Extravasation

1. Noun. The exudation of blood, lymph or urine from a vessel into the tissues. ¹

2. Noun. The eruption of molten lava from a volcanic vent. ¹

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Definition of Extravasation

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Medical Definition of Extravasation

1. A discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues. Origin: L. Vas = vessel This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extravasation

extravasation (current term)
extravasation cyst
extravascular fluid
extravascular lung water
extravehicular activity

Literary usage of Extravasation

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1. The Structure of Conflict by Paul G. Swingle (1885)
"When caused by extravasation of blood, there is ¡ihm. always some ... extravasation of bloc may also take place to a limited degree within the skull and not ..."

2. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck (1884)
"In contusions there is always extravasation of blood into tin- tissues toi ... The arrest of the extravasation is due in great measure to the effused blood, ..."

3. The Practice of surgery by James Miller (1857)
"the purpose of exposing the site of extravasation, and effecting relief by evacuation. If the blood be still fluid, it escapes at once ; if coagulated, ..."

4. The Principles of surgery by James Miller (1852)
"In the chambers of the eye, for instance, extravasation may hurry on action to ultimate ... extravasation is seldom but injurious, and therefore at ..."

5. The Problem of Volcanism by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1914)
"CHAPTER VI THE extravasation OF MOLTEN MAGMA The extravasation, or eruption, of molten magma from its ... The cause of their extravasation or eruption. 3. ..."

6. The Problem of Volcanism by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1914)
"The subject may be treated under the following heads: 1. The source of rock magmas in any one region. 2. The cause of their extravasation or eruption. 3. ..."

7. The Pathology and Treatment of Venereal Diseases by Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1883)
"At tl earliest moment that any external symptoms of extravasation can 1 detected—nay, ... When the extravasation has attained more sup« ficial parts, ..."

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