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exudation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exudation  \Ex`u*da"tion\,  n. 
  The  act  of  exuding;  sweating;  a  discharge  of  humors, 
  moisture,  juice,  or  gum,  as  through  pores  or  incisions;  also 
  the  substance  exuded. 
 
  Resins,  a  class  of  proximate  principles,  existing  in 
  almost  all  plants  and  appearing  on  the  external  surface 
  of  many  of  them  in  the  form  of  exudations.  --Am.  Cyc. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exudation 
  n  :  the  process  of  exuding  [syn:  {transudation}] 




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