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Exudates and Transudates MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exudates and Transudates
Tree Number(s)
A12.383
Unique ID
D005122
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005122
Scope Note
Exudates are fluids, CELLS, or other cellular substances that are slowly discharged from BLOOD VESSELS usually from inflamed tissues. Transudates are fluids that pass through a membrane or squeeze through tissue or into the EXTRACELLULAR SPACE of TISSUES. Transudates are thin and watery and contain few cells or PROTEINS.
Entry Version
EXUDATES TRANSUDATES
Entry Term(s)
Exudates
Transudates
Transudates and Exudates
See Also
Ascitic Fluid
Pericardial Effusion
Pleural Effusion
Seroma
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Exudates and Transudates Preferred
Transudates Narrower
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