[eks-yoo-dey-shuh n, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]
Origin of exudation
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The synovial membrane is thickened and there is an exudation of serum.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
As in croup, part of the exudation or false membrane is often coughed up; sometimes it peels off from the tonsils.
This event also depends upon the quantity and quality of the exudation.
Trees which are attacked by the borer have an exudation of gum about the crown.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
The exudation may, as in iritis, be serous, plastic or purulent.
- the act of exuding or oozing out
- Also called: exudate (ˈɛksjʊˌdeɪt) a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavityCompare transudate
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Word Origin and History for exudation
1610s, from Late Latin exudationem/exsudationem, noun of action from neuter past participle of exudere/exsudere (see exude). Related: Exudate (n.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The act or process of exuding.
- An exudate.
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