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transudation

or transudate

[tran-soo-dey-shuh n or tran-soo-deyt] /ˌtræn sʊˈdeɪ ʃən or ˈtræn sʊˌdeɪt/
noun
1.
the act or process of transuding.
2.
a substance that has transuded.
Origin of transudation
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15, transudation is from the New Latin word trānsūdātiōn- (stem of trānsūdātiō). See transude, -ate1, -ion
Related forms
transudative
[tran-soo-duh-tiv] /trænˈsu də tɪv/ (Show IPA),
transudatory
[tran-soo-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /trænˈsu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Historical Examples
  • Predominance of endothelial cells, few cells of any kind being present, indicates a transudate (Fig. 119).

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for transudate

transudate

/ˈtrænsʊˌdeɪt/
noun
1.
(physiol) any fluid without a high protein content that passes through a membrane, esp through the wall of a capillary Compare exudation (sense 2)
2.
anything that has been transuded
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transudate in Medicine

transudate tran·su·date (trān-sōō'dāt', -syōō'-, trān'su-dāt', -syu-) or tran·su·da·tion (trān'su-dā'shən, -syu-)
n.

  1. A product of the process of passing through a membrane, pore, or interstice.

  2. A substance that transudes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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