[ek-suh-krin, -krahyn, -kreen] /ˈɛk sə krɪn, -ˌkraɪn, -ˌkrin/ Anatomy, Physiology
secreting to an epithelial surface.
of or relating to an or its secretion.
an external secretion.
of or relating to exocrine glands or their secretions
an exocrine gland
exocrine ex·o·crine (ěk’sə-krĭn, -krēn, -krīn’)
noun 1. any of several glands, as the salivary glands, that secrete externally through a duct. noun 1. any gland, such as a salivary or sweat gland, that secretes its products through a duct onto an epithelial surface exocrine gland n. A gland, such as a sebaceous gland or sweat gland, that releases its secretions […]
/ˈɛksəʊˌkjuːtɪkəl/ noun 1. the layer of an insect’s cuticle between the epicuticle and the endocuticle, which is often hard and dark in colour
[ek-soh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-] /ˌɛk soʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-/ noun 1. the study of the glands and their secretions.
[ek-soh-sahy-tohs, -tohz] /ˌɛk soʊ saɪˈtoʊs, -ˈtoʊz/ verb (used without object), exocytosed, exocytosing. Physiology. 1. (of a cell) to extrude by means of exocytosis.