transudation or tran·su·date [tran-soo-dey-shuh n or tran-soo-deyt] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the act or process of .
- a substance that has .
Origin of transudation First recorded in 1605–15, transudation is from the New Latin word trānsūdātiōn- (stem of trānsūdātiō). See, , Related formstran·su·da·tive [tran-soo-duh-tiv] /trænˈsu də tɪv/, tran·su·da·to·ry [tran-soo-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /trænˈsu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective Examples from the Web for transudate Historical Examples of transudate
Predominance of endothelial cells, few cells of any kind being present, indicates a transudate (Fig. 119).
James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for transudate transudate noun
- physiol any fluid without a high protein content that passes through a membrane, esp through the wall of a capillaryCompare
- anything that has been transuded
transudate in Medicine transudate [trăn-sōō′dāt′, trăn′su-dāt′] n.
- A product of the process of passing through a membrane, pore, or interstice.
- A substance that transudes.