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ex·u·date

 (ĕks′yo͝o-dāt′)
n.
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-)

n.
an exuded substance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exudate - 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
Verb1.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"
reek, fume - be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
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"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
froth - exude or expel foam; "the angry man was frothing at the mouth"
Translations

ex·u·date

n. exudado, fluido inflamatorio tal como el de secreciones y supuraciones.

exudate

n exudado
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The animal did not show clinical improvement, and a fistula draining moderate amount of purulent exudate appeared in the caudal aspect of the right rear quarter of the udder.
Generalised peritonitis was defined as a finding of purulent exudate at surgery, involving more than a single quadrant.
This obstruction prevents tears from flowing; however, when infection is present, a purulent exudate is produced.
The only substantial internal finding was a thin layer of purulent exudate on the leptomeninges.
Sections from the brainstem and leptomeningies in areas of purulent exudate revealed a dense inflammatory infiltrates composed of neutrophils, lymphocytes, plasma cells, epithelioid histiocytes, and multinucleated giant cells, in some areas forming ill-defined granulomas.
The patient was diagnosed on the basis of parotid swelling, a purulent exudate from a Stensen duct, and the growth of pathogenic bacteria in culture.
This condition is characterized by a collection of variable amounts of purulent exudate within the endometrial cavity, persistence of a corpus luteum, and suspension of the estrous cycle (8).
A purulent exudate was elicited on digital pressure The tooth was tender on percussion and exhibited grade II mobility.
Eye: Inspection of the eye may reveal unilateral injected conjunctiva with purulent exudate, ulcerations, and nodules on the palpebral conjunctiva.
It's important to differentiate croup from bacterial tracheitis, which is characterized by thick, purulent exudate in a child who is highly febrile and toxic with an elevated WBC count, and from the rare case of epiglottitis, in which the child is typically drooling, looks very toxic, has significant airway obstruction, and is air hungry.