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transude

[tran-sood]
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verb (used without object), tran·sud·ed, tran·sud·ing.
  1. to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid.
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Origin of transude

1655–65; < New Latin trānsūdāre, equivalent to Latin trāns- trans- + sūdāre to sweat
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Historical Examples

  • The sun shone on his dilapidated garments and on his purple skin; it was almost black and seemed to transude blood.

    Over Strand and Field

    Gustave Flaubert


British Dictionary definitions for transude

transude

verb
  1. (of a fluid) to ooze or pass through interstices, pores, or small holes
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Derived Formstransudation (ˌtrænsjʊˈdeɪʃən), nountransudatory, adjective

Word Origin

C17: from New Latin transūdāre, from Latin trans- + sūdāre to sweat
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transude in Medicine

transude

(trăn-sōōd, -zōōd)
v.
  1. To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.
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Related formstran•suda•to′ry (trăn-sōōdə-tôr′ē) adj.
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