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tran·sude(trăn-so͞od′, -syo͞od′, -zo͞od′, -zyo͞od′)
intr.v. tran·sud·ed, tran·sud·ing, tran·sudes
To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.
[New Latin trānsūdāre : Latin trāns-, trans- + Latin sūdāre, to sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.]
tran·su′da·to′ry (trăn-so͞o′də-tôr′ē, -syo͞o′-) adj.
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(of a fluid) to ooze or pass through interstices, pores, or small holes
[C17: from New Latin transūdāre, from Latin trans- + sūdāre to sweat]
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v.i. -sud•ed, -sud•ing.
to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid.
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Past participle: transuded
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|Verb||1.||transude - 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"
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