[eks-yoo-dey-shuh n, ek-suh-, eg-zuh-]
Origin of exudation
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Examples from the Web for exudative
Ascites or exudative peritonitis is present in about one-half of the cases of cancer of the liver.
The tendency of children with exudative diathesis to develop scurvy is perhaps still another manifestation of vascular weakness.
In both scurvy and in exudative diathesis eczema and petechial hemorrhages are encountered.
The tissue changes are oedema, the formation of exudative patches, and haemorrhage.
Similar phenomena occur even in the case of other than exudative affections of the skin.
- the act of exuding or oozing out
- Also called: exudate (ˈɛksjʊˌdeɪt) a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavityCompare transudate
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Word Origin and History for exudative
1610s, from Late Latin exudationem/exsudationem, noun of action from neuter past participle of exudere/exsudere (see exude). Related: Exudate (n.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The act or process of exuding.
- An exudate.
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