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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective extravasated
Let or force out (a fluid, especially blood) from the vessel that contains it into the surrounding area:‘this established the presence of extravasated blood’[no object] ‘some cells may extravasate and form secondary tumours’
ooze, trickle, exude, drip, dribble, flow, issue, discharge, excrete, escape, leak, drain, bleed, sweat, well, leach, filter, percolate, permeate, soakView synonyms
- ‘The infant should be assessed for pallor, petechiae, extravasated blood, excessive bruising, hepatosplenomegaly, weight loss, and evidence of dehydration.’
- ‘Dilated vessels and extravasated red cells were noted throughout most lesions.’
- ‘Aggressive angiomyxoma has extravasated red blood cells and thick-walled vessels, some of which may be large.’
- ‘Scattered areas of lymphocytic exocytosis and extravasated red blood cells within the superficial dermis and epidermis were also present.’
- ‘Less blood is usually extravasated into the lumen of the small bowel and its anatomy is more difficult to identify due to its length and positioning.’
Mid 17th century: from extra- ‘outside’ + Latin vas vessel + -ate.
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