exudation exudation


  1. (n) a substance that oozes out from plant pores
  2. (n) the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes



  1. In severe burns, the body loses large amounts of nitrogen, in the urine and by exudation from the burned body surface.
  2. Sometimes infection inflames the lining of a pleural cavity, causes an exudation which fills the cavity and leaves no space for the lung to expand.
  3. Inflammation causes an exudation from the sacks.
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anachronistic anachronistic
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