exudation

[eks-yoo-dey-shuh n, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]

Origin of exudation

1605–15; < Late Latin ex(s)ūdātiōn- (stem of ex(s)ūdātiō), equivalent to ex(s)ūdāt(us) (past participle of ex(s)ūdāre to exude) + -iōn- -ion
Related formsex·u·da·tive [ig-zoo-duh-tiv, ik-soo-] /ɪgˈzu də tɪv, ɪkˈsu-/, adjectiveun·ex·u·da·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exudative

exudation

noun
  1. the act of exuding or oozing out
  2. Also called: exudate (ˈɛksjʊˌdeɪt) a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavityCompare transudate
Derived Formsexudative (ɪɡˈzjuːdətɪv), adjective
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Word Origin and History for exudative

exudation

n.

1610s, from Late Latin exudationem/exsudationem, noun of action from neuter past participle of exudere/exsudere (see exude). Related: Exudate (n.).

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exudative in Medicine

exudation

[ĕks′yu-dāshən]
n.
  1. The act or process of exuding.
  2. An exudate.
Related formsexu•da′tive adj.
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