exudate

noun ex·u·date \ ˈek-s(y)ü-ˌdāt , -shü- \

Definition of exudate

: exuded matter

First Known Use of exudate

1876

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exudate

noun ex·u·date \ ˈek-s(y)u̇-ˌdāt , -shu̇- \

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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