Transude

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Definition

verb

To ooze out or pass through pores or interstices, as a fluid


Supplement

The term transude is used particularly to refer to the fluid oozing out or has passed through pores or interstices and accumulates in nearby tissues (see transudation).


Word origin: Latin transūdāre [trans- (across) + sūdāre (to sweat)]

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