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Infiltration vs. Extravasation

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Infiltrationnoun

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.

Extravasationnoun

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

Infiltrationnoun

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

Extravasationnoun

The eruption of molten lava from a volcanic vent.

Infiltrationnoun

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

Extravasationnoun

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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Infiltrationnoun

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.

Extravasationnoun

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

Infiltrationnoun

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

‘Calcareous infiltrations filling the cavities.’;

Extravasationnoun

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

Infiltrationnoun

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

Extravasationnoun

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

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Infiltrationnoun

the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium;

‘the percolation of rainwater through the soil’; ‘the infiltration of seawater through the lava’;

Extravasationnoun

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

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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