give off wound exudate

  • owlman5

    Senior Member
    English-US
    Another common verb to describe this is "ooze", sibu: The wound was oozing fluid. Or: Fluid was oozing from the wound.
     

    e2efour

    Senior Member
    UK English
    I would probably not use exude informally. I would use owlman's ooze or seep.
    Usage may vary, but I think of ooze as meaning a larger amount or a faster process than in seeping. If my wound seeped fluid, I would be happier than if it oozed fluid.:)
     
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