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  Definition of secretion
  1. a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
  2. the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
Similar Words: secernment

 

Hyponyms: ganoin, ganoine, lacrimal secretion, lachrymal secretion, perspiration, sweat, sudor, hormone, endocrine, internal secretion, intestinal juice, autacoid, autocoid, synovia, synovial fluid, mucus, mucous secretion, saliva, spit, spittle, sebum, royal jelly, musk, nectar, pheromone, galactosis, hypersecretion, salivation

 

Derivational Morphology: secrete, release

 

Anagrams: resection, cornetist, cortisone

 

 
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