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Meaning of EXTRAVASATE

Pronunciation:  ik'stravu`seyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  geology: cause molten material, such as lava, to pour forth
  2. [v]  become active and spew forth lava and rocks; of volcanoes; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
  3. [v]  force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
 

EXTRAVASATE is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: belch, erupt
 
 See Also: burst, eject, explode, exudate, exude, force out, ooze, ooze out, squeeze out, squirt, transude

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ex*trav"a*sate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Extravasated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extravasating}.] [Pref.
    extra- + L. vas vessel: cf. F. extravaser. See {Vase}.]
    To force or let out of the proper vessels or arteries, as
    blood.
    
    
  2. \Ex*trav"a*sate\, v. i. [See {Extravasate}, v. t.]
    (Physiol.)
    To pass by infiltration or effusion from the normal channel,
    such as a blood vessel or a lymphatic, into the surrounding
    tissue; -- said of blood, lymph, etc.
    
    
 

 

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