Definition of Extravasate
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.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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