Exocrine



[ek-suh-krin, -krahyn, -kreen] /ˈɛk sə krɪn, -ˌkraɪn, -ˌkrin/ Anatomy, Physiology

adjective
1.
secreting to an epithelial surface.
2.
of or relating to an or its secretion.
noun
3.
an external secretion.
4.
.
/ˈɛksəʊˌkraɪn; -krɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to exocrine glands or their secretions
noun
2.
an exocrine gland

exocrine ex·o·crine (ěk’sə-krĭn, -krēn, -krīn’)
adj.

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