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 (trăn-so͞o′dāt′, -syo͞o′-, trăn′so͝o-dāt′, -syo͝o-) also tran·su·da·tion (trăn′so͝o-dā′shən, -syo͝o-)
1. A product of the process of transuding.
2. A substance that transudes.


(ˌtræn sʊˈdeɪ ʃən)

1. the act or process of transuding.
2. Also, tran′su•date`. a substance that has transuded.
[1605–15; < New Latin trānsūdātiō. See transude, -tion]
tran•su′da•to`ry (-ˈsu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.


the act or process of oozing or exuding or being exuded, as the process by which sweat passes through pores. — transudatory, adj.
See also: Bodily Functions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transudation - a substance that transudes
emission, discharge - a substance that is emitted or released
2.transudation - 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
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Stephanie Yan of Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, presented a research study entitled Capillary Albumin Transudation Rate and Outcome in Critically Ill Subjects.
It can be explained by lower activity of an inflammatory process in the bronchi in children from the Groups I and II associated with reduced transudation of protein through the vascular wall.
C] and various signal transudation molecules speaks well for important functions (such as differentiation and cell survival) in the living system (Fig.
Owing to suppressive action on transudation process, corticosteroids have been advocated to limit postoperative oedema, although definitive recommendations supported with randomised control trials are a few to exist.
4,5] These spaces are most of the time empty but in some instances contain lightly PAS-positive fluid derived from plasma due to transudation.
This occurs in the setting of a silicone implant that is intact but there is transudation of microscopic silicone across the implant shell.
Treatment outcomes with metronidazole was poor because blood flow to the colon in patients with severe disease could have decreased resulting in less transudation of metronidazole into the lumen.
The resulting transudation of Gram-negative bacteria from the gut lumen into the general circulation may precipitate terminal septic shock and death.
This contributes to a vicious cycle of increased fluid transudation, greater swelling and a further rise in intra-compartmental pressure.
Hypertensive encephalopathy is a result of sudden increase in blood pressure during or after the angiography which disrupts the autoregulatory mechanism of cerebral arteries causing regions of vasoconstriction and vasodilatation with breakdown of blood brain barrier and focal transudation of fluid.