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Meaning of EXTRAVASATION

Pronunciation:  ik`stravu'seyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said or blood or lymph or urine
  2. [n]  (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
  3. [n]  an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation
 

EXTRAVASATION is a 13 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: eructation, eruption
 
 See Also: action, activeness, activity, biological process, blood extravasation, liquid, organic process, urocele

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ex*trav`a*sa"tion\, n. [Cf. F. 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.
    
    
  2. \Ex*trav`a*sa"tion\, n. (Geol.)
    The issue of lava and other volcanic products from the earth.
    
    
 

 

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