Extravasation

Extravasation is the leakage of a fluid out of its container. In the case of inflammation, it refers to the movement of white blood cells from the capillaries to the tissues surrounding them (diapedesis). In the case of malignant cancer metastasis it refers to cancer cells exiting the capillaries and entering organs. It is frequently used in medic...
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Extravasation

• (n.) The act of forcing or letting out of its proper vessels or ducts, as a fluid; effusion; as, an extravasation of blood after a rupture of the vessels. • (n.) The issue of lava and other volcanic products from the earth.
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extravasation

<physiology> A discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues. ... Origin: L. Vas = vessel ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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extravasation

(ek-strav″ә-sa´shәn) a discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues. the inadvertent administration of a vesicant into the tissues; the intensity of the irritating action is so severe that plasma escapes from the extracellular space and blisters are formed. Large extra...
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extravasation

(extra + L. vas vessel) a discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues.
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extravasation

noun the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine
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Extravasation

[intravenous] Extravasation is the accidental administration of intravenously (IV) infused medications into the extravascular space/tissue around infusion sites, either by leakage (e.g., because of brittle veins in very elderly patients), previous venipuncture (such as from blood drawn for laboratory tests prior to therapy), or direct leaka...
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Extravasation

Ex·trav`a·sa'tion noun [ Confer French extravasation .] The act of forcing or letting out of its proper vessels or ducts, as a fluid; effusion; as, an extravasation of blood after a rupture of the vessels.
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Extravasation

In geology, extravasation describes the issue of lava and other volcanic products from the earth.
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Extravasation

Leakage of urine or surgical irrigation fluid outside the urinary tract
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Extravasation

The act of forcing a fluid out of, or allowing it to escape from, its proper duct or vessel.
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extravasation

The leakage of blood, lymph, or other fluid, such as an anticancer drug, from a blood vessel or tube into the tissue around it. It is also used to describe the movement of cells out of a blood vessel into tissue during inflammation or metastasis (the spread of cancer).
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extravasation

Type: Term Pronunciation: eks-trav′ă-sā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of extravasating. Synonyms: extravasate2
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extravasation

[n] - an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine) 2. [n] - the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues
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