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a term sometimes used to refer to that part of the extracellular fluid that is within the blood vessels, i.e., the plasma.
in·tra·vas·cu·lar flu·id(in'tră-vas'kyū-lăr flū'id)
The totality of the bodily fluids present in the cardiovascular system and within the lymphatic vessels.
That portion of the total body fluid contained within blood and lymphatic vessels.
See also: fluid
within a vessel or vessels.
disseminated intravascular coagulation
see disseminated intravascular coagulation.
that part of the total body fluid that is within the vascular system.
the space occupied by the blood.