Exudation



[eks-yoo-dey-shuh n, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-] /ˌɛks yʊˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sə-, ˌɛg zə-/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
something that is .
3.
a discharge of certain elements of the blood into the tissues.
/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
n.

1610s, from Late Latin exudationem/exsudationem, noun of action from neuter past participle of exudere/exsudere (see exude). Related: Exudate (n.).

exudation ex·u·da·tion (ěks’yu-dā’shən)
n.

ex’u·da’tive adj.

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