Sunday, 3 January 2010

EXUDATE - a definition

Material such as fluid, cells, cellular debris
(serous fluid, red blood cells, fibrinogen, tissue debris, white blood cell break down products)
which have escaped blood vessels and been deposited into tissues or on tissue surfaces, usually as a result of inflammation
EXUDATE (in contrast to transudate) characterised by high content of protein, cells or solid material

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