ex·​u·​date | \ ˈek-s(y)ü-ˌdāt How to pronounce exudate (audio) , -shü- How to pronounce exudate (audio) \

Definition of exudate

: exuded matter

Examples of exudate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If we or people around us had blasted out a different sort of bodily eruption with so little effort at containment, and with significant exudate, . Gene Weingarten, Washington Post, "Gene Weingarten: Bless you, sneezer, for you have sinned," 9 Apr. 2020 The adhesive skin exudate of Notaden bennetti frogs (Anura: Limnodynastidae) has similarities to the prey capture glue of Euperipatoides sp. Dani Rabaiotti, Quartz, "What animal farts—yes, animal farts—can teach us about climate change," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of exudate

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Exudate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exudate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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ex·​u·​date | \ ˈek-s(y)u̇-ˌdāt How to pronounce exudate (audio) , -shu̇- How to pronounce exudate (audio) \

Medical Definition of exudate

: exuded matter especially : the material composed of serum, fibrin, and white blood cells that escapes from blood vessels into a superficial lesion or area of inflammation

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