American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Pathology To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
- v. Geology To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
- v. Pathology To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
- v. Geology To erupt.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, to become infiltrated or effused; escape, as blood, lymph, or serum, from its proper vessels into surrounding tissues.
- n. The fluid which has been extra vasated.
- adj. Outside of a vessel.
- n. That which is outside a vessel (especially blood or other bodily fluids)
- v. To flow (or be forced) from a vessel
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To force or let out of the proper vessels or arteries, as blood.
- v. (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.
- v. geology: cause molten material, such as lava, to pour forth
- v. force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
- v. become active and spew forth lava and rocks
- From Latin extra- + vas ("vessel") + -ate (Wiktionary)
- extra- + vas(o)- + -ate1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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