Definition of Exudate

1. Noun. A substance that oozes out from plant pores.

Exact synonyms: Exudation
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Emission
Specialized synonyms: Gum, Latex
Derivative terms: Exude, Exude

2. Verb. Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities. "Exude sweat through the pores"
Exact synonyms: Exude, Ooze, Ooze Out, Transude
Specialized synonyms: Distil, Distill, Fume, Reek, Transpire, Extravasate, Stream, Gum, Release, Secrete, Froth
Generic synonyms: Egest, Eliminate, Excrete, Pass
Derivative terms: Exudation, Exudation, Ooze, Oozing, Transudation

Definition of Exudate

1. v. t. & i. To exude.

2. n. A product of exudation; an exuded substance.

Definition of Exudate

1. Noun. A fluid that has exuded from somewhere; especially one that has exuded from a pore of an animal or plant. ¹

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Definition of Exudate

1. an exuded substance [n -S]

Medical Definition of Exudate

1. Material, such as fluid, cells or cellular debris, which has escaped from blood vessels and has been deposited in tissues or on tissue surfaces, usually as a result of inflammation. An exudate, in contrast to a transudate, is characterised by a high content of protein, cells or solid materials derived from cells. Compare: transudate. Origin: L. Exsudare = to sweat out (27 Jun 1999)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exudate

exudate (current term)
exudate cell
exudation cell
exudation corpuscle
exudation cyst
exudative angina
exudative bronchiolitis
exudative choroiditis
exudative glomerulonephritis
exudative inflammation

Literary usage of Exudate

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"The purpose of the present study has been to determine the part taken by enzymes in the resolution of a fibrinous exudate. Previous studies have shown that ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"opaque exudate extended along the sheath of the auditory nerve into the bony canal. The pia-arachnoid, throughout the entire length of the cord on the ..."

3. The Journal of Medical Research by American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists (1908)
"Temperature before inoculation, 98° F. Temperature taken and exudate observed ... Temperature, 103° F. exudate shows a marked increase in leucocytes and in ..."

4. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"It is obvious that murmurs persisting after the appearance of an exudate may vary ... Absorption of exudate and Return and Recession of Friction Sounds. ..."

5. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1921)
"Recovery may be influenced by such local factors as (a) partial isolation of the pneumonic exudate, separated from the general circulation by the alveolar ..."

6. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"Lastly, it is a noteworthy fact that sometimes in the presence of a large, non- suppurative exudate the skin around the umbilicus shows an indolent ..."

7. The Diagnosis of Diseases of Women by Palmer Findley (1903)
"The distinction between a perimetric and a parametric exudate is at all times difficult. Certain well- defined points of distinction serve to differentiate ..."

8. Diseases of the Bronchi, Lungs and Pleura, by Friedrich Albin Hoffmann, Ottomar Rosenbach, Emanuel Aufrecht, John Herr Musser, Alfred Stengel (1902)
"Having in the foregoing discussed the changes and ultimate results dependent upon the quality of the exudate, it remains to say a few words concerning the ..."

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