Definition of intravascular in English:

intravascular

adjective

Biology Medicine
  • Situated or occurring within a vessel or vessels of an animal or plant, especially within a blood vessel or blood vascular system.

    ‘intravascular coagulation’
    • ‘Furthermore, enlargement of arterioles might increase intravascular pressure in the allograft and lead to enhanced vascular leakage.’
    • ‘Involvement of the muscular vessel wall and intravascular growth do not occur.’
    • ‘Cultures of blood, sputum, intravascular catheter tips, and wounds were used to confirm the presence of bacteria.’
    • ‘She was treated for septic shock followed by disseminated intravascular coagulation and multiorgan system failure.’
    • ‘One of the main sources of nosocomial bloodstream infections is intravascular catheters.’

Pronunciation:

intravascular

/ˌɪntrəˈvaskjʊlə/