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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of extravasate.
  • adj. Produced by extravasation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See extravasate.
  • In geology, poured forth from a subterranean source in a molten state: used in description of certain eruptive rocks.


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  • "poured out" of His body by the various ways in which it was shed, His bloody sweat, the crown of thorns, the scourging, the nails, and after death the spear, just as the blood was entirely poured out and extravasated from the animal sacrifices of the law.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • A bruise is blood that has extravasated or migrated outside the blood vessel because of trauma.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • And these are the symptoms by which we discover whether the case will get worse or not: when the extravasated blood, the lividities, and the surrounding parts become red and hard, there is danger of an exacerbation.

    On Fractures

  • And indeed at the period when all the parts, like the heart itself in the beginning, are still white, and except in the veins there is no appearance of redness, you shall see nothing in the seat of the liver but a shapeless collection, as it were, of extravasated blood, which you might take for the effects of a contusion or ruptured vein.

    On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals

  • This, however, will be merely superficial, and will not interfere with the absorption and organisation of extravasated blood or dead tissues in the interior.

    On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery

  • I once heard it said of one of them, that the extravasated claret in his phiz might well remind one, as

    Travels in England in 1782

  • The York surgeon said he could not tell whether there was a fracture, until he should take off the scalp; but, at any rate, the operation might be of service in giving vent to any blood that might be extravasated, either above or below the dura mater.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The Major observed that the flesh of his wrists was deeply furrowed, showing a ring of extravasated blood.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • He still mends, but abundance of extravasated blood has come out of the wound: he keeps his bed, and sees nobody.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Mr. Harley has abundance of extravasated blood comes from his breast out of his wound, and will not be well so soon as we expected.

    The Journal to Stella


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  • "'...I fear there may be a clot of extravasated blood under the point of impact which is having the same effect.'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 348

    February 23, 2008