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exude +‎ -ate


  • IPA(key): /ˈɛksjʊdeɪt/, /ˈɛɡzjʊdeɪt/


exudate (plural exudates)

  1. A fluid that has exuded from somewhere; especially one that has exuded from a pore of an animal or plant.
    • 1861 Stephen Jennings Goodfellow - Lectures on the Diseases of the Kidney, Generally Known as Brights Disease, and Dropsy
      The whitish lines of exudate seem at times to penetrate even between the straight tubes . . .
    • 2005 Selma Tibi - The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-century Baghdad
      When this is done, one should leave the poppy for some time, then return to it and gather any further exudate.



exudate (third-person singular simple present exudates, present participle exudating, simple past and past participle exudated)

  1. (obsolete) To exude.
    • 1650, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica: [], 2nd edition, London: [] A. Miller, for Edw[ard] Dod and Nath[aniel] Ekins, [], OCLC 152706203:
      There is, hereto, no derivation of the seminal parts, nor any passage from hence, unto the vessels of ejaculation: some perforations only in the part itself, through which the humour included doth exudate