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exudate

[eks-yoo-deyt, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-] /ˈɛks yʊˌdeɪt, ˈɛk sə-, ˈɛg zə-/
noun
1.
a substance exuded; exudation.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; exude + -ate1
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  • Insects are attracted to the sweet exudate, and carry conidia to healthy florets in the same spike or to adjacent spikes.
exudate in Medicine

exudate ex·u·date (ěks'yu-dāt')
n.
A fluid that has exuded out of a tissue or its capillaries due to injury or inflammation.

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