exudation


exudation
1. The act or process of exuding. 2. SYN: exudate.

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ex·u·da·tion .ek-s(y)u̇-'dā-shən, -shu̇- n
1) the process of exuding
2) EXUDATE
ex·u·da·tive ig-'züd-ət-iv; 'ek-s(y)u̇-.dāt-iv, -shu̇- adj

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n.
the slow escape of liquid (called the exudate) containing proteins and white cells through the walls of intact blood vessels, usually as a result of inflammation. Exudation is a normal part of the body's defence mechanisms.

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ex·u·da·tion (eks″u-daґshən) 1. the escape of fluid, cells, and cellular debris from blood vessels and their deposition in or on the tissues, usually as the result of inflammation. 2. an exudate.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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