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Infiltration vs. Extravasation — What's the Difference?

Infiltration vs. Extravasation — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Infiltration and Extravasation

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Infiltration

The act or process of infiltrating.
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Extravasation

Extravasation is the leakage of a fluid out of its container into the surrounding area, especially blood or blood cells from vessels. In the case of inflammation, it refers to the movement of white blood cells from the capillaries to the tissues surrounding them (leukocyte extravasation, also known as diapedesis).
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Infiltration

The state of being infiltrated.
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Extravasation

(Medicine) To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
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Infiltration

Something that infiltrates.
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Extravasation

(Geology) To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
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Infiltration

The act or process of infiltrating, as of water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.
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Extravasation

(Medicine) To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
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Infiltration

Process by which water on the ground surface enters the soil.
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Extravasation

(Geology) To erupt.
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Infiltration

The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.
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Extravasation

The exudation of blood, lymph or urine from a vessel into the tissues.
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Infiltration

The act of secretly entering a physical location and/or organization.
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Extravasation

The eruption of molten lava from a volcanic vent.
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Infiltration

The act or process of infiltrating, as of water into a porous substance, of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body, or of persons into a hostile organization.
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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.
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Infiltration

The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.
Calcareous infiltrations filling the cavities.
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Extravasation

The issue of lava and other volcanic products from the earth.
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Infiltration

A process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
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Extravasation

An extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation
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Infiltration

The slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium;
The percolation of rainwater through the soil
The infiltration of seawater through the lava
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Extravasation

(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
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Extravasation

The process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said or blood or lymph or urine
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