[eks-yoo-deyt, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]
Origin of exudate
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Related Wordspaste, 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
The microscopic characters of the exudate are pretty uniform.
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
- A fluid that has exuded out of a tissue or its capillaries due to injury or inflammation.
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