exudation

[eks-yoo-dey-shuhn, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]
noun
1.
the act of exuding.
2.
something that is exuded.
3.
a discharge of certain elements of the blood into the tissues.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin ex(s)ūdātiōn- (stem of ex(s)ūdātiō), equivalent to ex(s)ūdāt(us) (past participle of ex(s)ūdāre to exude) + -iōn- -ion

exudative [ig-zoo-duh-tiv, ik-soo-] , adjective
unexudative, adjective
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exudation (ˌɛksjʊˈdeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of exuding or oozing out
2.  Compare transudate Also called: exudate a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavity
 
exudative
 
adj

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exudation
1610s, from exude + -ation. Related: Exudate.
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exudation ex·u·da·tion (ěks'yu-dā'shən)
n.

  1. The act or process of exuding.

  2. An exudate.


ex'u·da'tive adj.
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It appears likewise in all wood and combustibles, from which there generally arises exudation and always evaporation.
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