exudate(redirected from exudates)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
A substance that has oozed forth.
[Latin exsūdātum, neuter past participle of exsūdāre, to exude; see exude.]
ex•u•date(ˈɛks yʊˌdeɪt, ˈɛk sə-, ˈɛg zə-)
an exuded substance.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||exudate - a substance that oozes out from plant pores|
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
latex - a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
|Verb||1.||exudate - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"|
distil, distill - give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
transpire - give off (water) through the skin
extravasate - geology: cause molten material, such as lava, to pour forth
stream - exude profusely; "She was streaming with sweat"; "His nose streamed blood"
gum - exude or form gum; "these trees gum in the Spring"
secrete, release - generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
froth - exude or expel foam; "the angry man was frothing at the mouth"
n. exudado, fluido inflamatorio tal como el de secreciones y supuraciones.