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Meaning of EXUDATION

Pronunciation:  `eksyû'deyshun

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

EXUDATION is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: exudate, transudation
 See Also: discharge, emission, gum, latex, ooze, oozing, seepage



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ex`u*da"tion\, n.
The act of exuding; sweating; a discharge of humors,
moisture, juice, or gum, as through pores or incisions; also,
the substance exuded.

      Resins, a class of proximate principles, existing in
      almost all plants and appearing on the external surface
      of many of them in the form of exudations. --Am. Cyc.