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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Effusion 1)

- "escape of fluid (a transudation or exudation) into a body part" (B549)

- escape of fluid, including pus, serum, blood etc. into a body cavity, due to inflammation or the presence of excess blood/tissue fluid in  a tissue/organ. (B290)


- "a transudate or exudate" (B549

- "fluid which has escaped into a body cavity." (B290)