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exude

Pronunciation: ek-zud'

Definition: In general, to ooze or pass gradually out of a body structure or tissue; more specifically, restricted to a fluid or semisolid that so passes and may become encrusted or infected, because of injury or inflammation.

[L. ex, out, + sudo, to sweat]

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