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Exudate

What is an exudate? The inflammation or injury in a tissue result in increased permeability of the blood vessels that... Read More

Hemorrhagic exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is bloody because of the large component of red blood cells released from ruptured... Read More

Serous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that forms as a clear, thin, watery fluid with relatively low protein content, usually... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Exudate cell

Definition noun, plural: exudate cells Any of the cells participating in the forming of exudate during inflammation or a... Read More

Transudate

Definition noun, plural: transudates A fluid passing through a mebrane, a pore, or an interstice, and accumulating in... Read More

Suppurative inflammation

Definition noun A type of inflammation accompanied by the discharge of purulent exudate (pus) Supplement Inflammation is a... Read More

Purulent

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, describing, associated with, or promoting purulence Supplement The term purulent is... Read More

Transudation

Definition noun (1) The act, process, or condition of transuding, i.e. the oozing or passing gradually of a liquid possibly... Read More

Suppuration

Definition noun The process of forming of and discharging pus from a sore or a wound, or the pus... Read More

Pus

Definition noun A viscous exudate formed and discharged from an inflamed tissue as an end-result of... Read More

Purulence

Definition noun The state of forming of pus at the site of injury or infection, or the pus itself Supplement Inflammation is... Read More

Pus cell

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear leukocyte, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus cells,... Read More

Pus corpuscle

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear white blood cell, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus... Read More

Proliferative inflammation

proliferative inflammation An inflammatory reaction in which the distinguishing feature is an actual increase in the number... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Cytokinin

Plants require growth hormones for their regulated growth. Plant growth hormones or regulators (PGRs) are small organic... Read More

Suppurative

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or promoting suppuration; tending to suppurate noun, plural: suppuratives (medicine)... Read More

Viscous

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More