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In general, to ooze or to pass a liquid gradually through a membrane, more specifically, through a normal membrane, as a result of imbalanced hydrostatic and osmotic forces.
transude(trăn-so͞od′, -syo͞od′, -zo͞od′, -zyo͞od′)
intr.v. tran·suded, tran·suding, tran·sudes
To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.
tran·su′da·to′ry (trăn-so͞o′də-tôr′ē, -syo͞o′-) adj.
transudeto ooze or pass through interstices, pores or small holes.
In general, to ooze or to pass a liquid gradually through a membrane.