Effuse vs Exudate - What's the difference?

effuse | exudate |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between effuse and exudate

is that effuse is (obsolete) effusion; loss while exudate is (obsolete) to exude.

As verbs the difference between effuse and exudate

is that effuse is to emit; to give off while exudate is (obsolete) to exude.

As nouns the difference between effuse and exudate

is that effuse is (obsolete) effusion; loss while exudate is a fluid that has exuded from somewhere; especially one that has exuded from a pore of an animal or plant.

As an adjective effuse

is poured out freely; profuse.

effuse

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Poured out freely; profuse.
  • * Barrow
  • So should our joy be very effuse .
  • Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
  • (Young)
  • (botany) Spreading loosely, especially on one side.
  • an effuse inflorescence
  • (zoology) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading, as in certain shells.
  • Verb

    (effus)
  • to emit; to give off
  • (figuratively) to gush; to be excitedly talkative and enthusiastic about something
  • To pour out like a stream or freely; to cause to exude; to shed.
  • * Milton
  • With gushing blood effused .
  • to leak out through a small hole
  • Derived terms

    * effuser

    Noun

  • (obsolete) effusion; loss
  • * Shakespeare
  • Much effuse of blood.
    ----

    exudate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fluid that has exuded from somewhere; especially one that has exuded from a pore of an animal or plant.
  • *1861 Stephen Jennings Goodfellow - Lectures on the Diseases of the Kidney, Generally Known as Brights Disease, and Dropsy
  • *:The whitish lines of exudate seem at times to penetrate even between the straight tubes . . .
  • *2005 Selma Tibi - The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-century Baghdad
  • *:When this is done, one should leave the poppy for some time, then return to it and gather any further exudate .
  • Verb

    (exudat)
  • (obsolete) To exude.
  • (Sir Thomas Browne)