[ tran-sood ]
/ trænˈsud /

verb (used without object), tran·sud·ed, tran·sud·ing.

to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid.

Origin of transude

1655–65; < New Latin trānsūdāre, equivalent to Latin trāns- trans- + sūdāre to sweat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for transude


/ (trænˈsjuːd) /


(of a fluid) to ooze or pass through interstices, pores, or small holes

Derived Formstransudation (ˌtrænsjʊˈdeɪʃən), nountransudatory, adjective

Word Origin for transude

C17: from New Latin transūdāre, from Latin trans- + sūdāre to sweat
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Medicine definitions for transude


[ trăn-sōōd, -zōōd ]


To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.

Related formstran•suda•to′ry (trăn-sōōdə-tôr′ē) adj.
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