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ex·u·da·tion

 (ĕks′yo͝o-dā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of oozing forth.
2. An exudate.

ex′u·da′tive adj.

exudation

(ˌɛksjʊˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. (Biology) the act of exuding or oozing out
2. (Biology) Also called: exudate a fluid with a high content of protein in a body cavity. Compare transudate
exudative adj

ex•u•da•tion

(ˌɛks yʊˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sə-, ˌɛg zə-)

n.
1. the act of exuding.
2. something that is exuded.
3. a discharge exuded by the body, as sweat.
[1605–15; < Late Latin]
ex•u•da•tive (ɪgˈzu də tɪv, ɪkˈsu-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exudation - a substance that oozes out from plant pores
emission, discharge - a substance that is emitted or released
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
2.exudation - the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes
oozing, seepage, ooze - the process of seeping
Translations

ex·u·da·tion

n. exudación.
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