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(Science: physiology) a discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues.

Origin: L. Vas = vessel

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... write about the role of the circulatory system in the spread of cancer by metastatis, involving sentinel nodes, circulating tumour cells, intra/extravasation, reaction of immune cells, 'seed and soil' theory..... It's key to understanding why cancer recurs (and kills) Julie.

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by Julie5
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