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[eks-yoo-deyt, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]
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  1. a substance exuded; exudation.
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Origin of exudate

First recorded in 1875–80; exude + -ate1
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Related Words for exudate

paste, wax, secrete, dislodge, evacuate, remove, ebb, tumble, sweep, stream, glide, leak, flood, splash, percolate, swirl, circulate, swell, discharge, overflow

Examples from the Web for exudate

Historical Examples of exudate

  • The microscopic characters of the exudate are pretty uniform.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II


  • The poisonous substances produced by bacteria are diluted and washed away from the part by the exudate.

    Disease and Its Causes

    William Thomas Councilman

  • The exudate that fills the air cells and minute bronchial branches undergoes disintegration and softening when healing commences.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • The leaves are exposed to the air and sunlight until an exudate appears on them and is reabsorbed.

    Tobacco Leaves

    W. A. Brennan

  • The exudate may be blood-stained or apparently consist entirely of clotted blood.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess

exudate in Medicine


  1. A fluid that has exuded out of a tissue or its capillaries due to injury or inflammation.
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