Definition of transudation in US English:



  • See transude

    • ‘The greatest degree of histologic changes were observed in animals receiving hypercapnia + LPS, where significant alveolar transudation, septal edema, and extravasation of red blood cells occurred.’
    • ‘Pulmonary complications, such as pleural effusion, result from retroperitoneal transudation of fluid from the swollen pancreas.’
    • ‘It is characterized by a massive transudation of a protein-rich fluid from the vascular compartment into the peritoneal, pleural, or, to a lesser extent, pericardial cavities.’
    • ‘Urticarial lesions are the result of capillary vasodilation followed by transudation of fluid into the superficial dermis.’
    • ‘Interstitial edema results from transudation of fluid through the capillary walls into the interstitium around the vessels which can render normally indistinct vessels distinct.’