extravasate: to seep through the skin, like drops of perspiration, or more accurately as plasma seeps through from the underlying capillaries to form droplets of lubrication on the adjoining vaginal mucosa.

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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.


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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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