Meaning of extravascular in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛkstrəˈvaskjʊlə/


  • Situated or occurring outside the vascular system.

    ‘extravascular fluid’
    • ‘This, in effect, increases blood pressure by increasing the volume of extravascular fluid.’
    • ‘The altered erythrocytes undergo both intravascular and extravascular destruction.’
    • ‘For example, veins are barriers between intravascular and extravascular tissues.’
    • ‘In addition, pathways for movement of macromolecules from extravascular sites into the airways are worthy of further study.’
    • ‘Two hours after airway instillation, we quantified the blood-free extravascular lung water content.’