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exudation

[eks-yoo-dey-shuh n, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-] /ˌɛks yʊˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sə-, ˌɛg zə-/
noun
1.
the act of exuding.
2.
something that is exuded.
3.
a discharge of certain elements of the blood into the tissues.
Origin
1605-1615
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
Related forms
exudative
[ig-zoo-duh-tiv, ik-soo-] /ɪgˈzu də tɪv, ɪkˈsu-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
unexudative, adjective
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Examples for exudation
  • It appears likewise in all wood and combustibles, from which there generally arises exudation and always evaporation.
British Dictionary definitions for exudation

exudation

/ˌɛksjʊˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of exuding or oozing out
2.
Also called exudate (ˈɛksjʊˌdeɪt). a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavity Compare transudate
Derived Forms
exudative (ɪɡˈzjuːdətɪv) adjective
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Word Origin and History for exudation
exudation
1610s, from exude + -ation. Related: Exudate.
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exudation in Medicine

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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