Exude

Definition

verb

To ooze out or be released gradually into nearby tissues or on tissue surfaces


Supplement

The term exude is used particularly to refer to the fluid oozing out or has discharged through pores, interstices, or incisions in plants, animals, and humans (see exudation).


Word origin: Latin exsūdāre [ex- (out) + sūdāre (to sweat)]

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