from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel.

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  • n. The entry of foreign (especially cancerous) material into a blood vessel

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The entrance into vessels of matters formed outside of them or in their parietes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel


intra- + (extra)vasation.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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