[ tran-sood ]
/ trænˈsud /
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verb (used without object), tran·sud·ed, tran·sud·ing.
to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid.
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How to use transude in a sentence
The sun shone on his dilapidated garments and on his purple skin; it was almost black and seemed to transude blood.Over Strand and Field|Gustave Flaubert
The gums transude blood, and wherever pressure is brought to bear on the integument ecchymoses follow.
British Dictionary definitions for transude
/ (trænˈsjuːd) /
(of a fluid) to ooze or pass through interstices, pores, or small holes
Derived forms of transudetransudation (ˌtrænsjʊˈdeɪʃən), nountransudatory, adjective
Word Origin for transude
C17: from New Latin transūdāre, from Latin trans- + sūdāre to sweat
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Medical definitions for transude
[ trăn-sōōd′, -zōōd′ ]
To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.
Other words from transudetran•su′da•to′ry (trăn-sōō′də-tôr′ē) adj.
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