extravasate


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ex·trav·a·sate

(eks-trav'ă-sāt),
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): extravasation (2) , suffusion (4)
[L. extra, out of, + vas, vessel]
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extravasate

(ĭk-străv′ə-sāt′)
v. extrava·sated, extrava·sating, extrava·sates
v.tr.
1. Medicine To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
v.intr.
1. Medicine To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To erupt.

ex·trav′a·sa′tion n.
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ex·trav·a·sate

(eks-trav'ă-sāt)
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): suffusion (4) .
[L. extra, out of, + vas, vessel]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ex·trav·a·sate

(eks-trav'ă-sāt)
1. To exude from or pass out of a vessel into tissues.
2. The substance thus exuded.
[L. extra, out of, + vas, vessel]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Furthermore, the rapid metabolism of the dextrose renders the solution hypotonic, so that it does not remain in the intravascular compartment for a reasonable duration and therefore extravasates into the surrounding tissues, which in turn worsens the acidosis.
As urine extravasates into the retroperitoneal space, it can cause a local inflammatory response on the surrounding perirenal fat.
Extravasates in the group 1 were observed only in the infiltrate and were not noticed in the penumbra or boundary zone.