exudation exudation

Definition(s):

  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

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Usage(s):

  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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