transude

verb

tran·​sude tran(t)-ˈsüd How to pronounce transude (audio)
-ˈsyüd;
tran-ˈzüd,
-ˈzyüd
transuded; transuding

intransitive verb

: to pass through a membrane or permeable substance : exude

transitive verb

: to permit passage of

Example Sentences

sweat was transuding from the pores of his face despite his best efforts to look cool and collected during the interview

Word History

Etymology

New Latin transudare, from Latin trans- + sudare to sweat — more at sweat

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of transude was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Transude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transude. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

transude

verb
transuded; transuding

intransitive verb

: to pass through a membrane or permeable substance

transitive verb

: to permit passage of
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