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transudate

/ (ˈtrænsʊˌdeɪt) /
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noun
physiol any fluid without a high protein content that passes through a membrane, esp through the wall of a capillaryCompare exudation (def. 2)
anything that has been transuded
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How to use transudate in a sentence

  • Predominance of endothelial cells, few cells of any kind being present, indicates a transudate (Fig. 119).

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd

Medical definitions for transudate

transudate
[ trăn-sōōdāt′, trănsu-dāt′ ]

n.
A product of the process of passing through a membrane, pore, or interstice.
A substance that transudes.
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