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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by exudation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by exudation.


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  • They are what I would term exudative volcanic mountains, the results of a comparatively gentle discharge of volcanic matter, which has resulted in heaped up eminences; a vast group of which were displayed in the illustration, some of them being upwards of 20,000 feet high.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • There it sat, right in the middle of a table of documentation examples, staring out at me:Exam: tonsils enlarged with exudative material, shoddy emphasis mine cervical nodes.

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  • Bill Clinton's exudative pleural effusion is from something else.

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  • "Pink," "spongy," and "exudative" are among the tasty terms used in internal company documents to describe the "pork" that is being prepared for our delectation.

    Political Animals

  • Opposers of the phagocyte theory have long taken the view that the white corpuscles and phagocytes in general are only capable of absorbing microbes that have first been killed by the humours of the organism, namely blood plasma and exudative fluids.

    Ilya Mechnikov - Nobel Lecture

  • The residue of 22 cases include, we are confident, no instance of exudative disease of the syphilitic group, though general syphilization cannot safely be ruled out in all cases.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • The edema of the brain, irregular pink mottlings of white substance, and an exudative lesion of one focus in the pia mater of the right side suggested an encephalitis more marked on the right side.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • At first heat was considered as its essential and dominant feature, then redness, then exudative swelling; while the speculative neuropathologists consider pain the _fons et origo_ of the condition.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 15 — Science

  • If the inflammation is of a milder type, resolution may take place and the swelling recede, the exudative material being absorbed, and the gland restored without the occurrence of suppuration.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • If, however, the animal grows better, some form of paralysis is liable to remain for a long time, and the treatment will have to be directed then toward a removal of the exudative products and a strengthening of the system and stimulation of the nervous functions.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse


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