Secreting



verb (used with object), secreted, secreting.
1.
to discharge, generate, or release by the process of secretion.
verb (used with object), secreted, secreting.
1.
to place out of sight; hide; conceal:
squirrels secreting nuts in a hollow tree trunk.
verb
1.
(of a cell, organ, etc) to synthesize and release (a secretion)
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in a hiding place

secrete se·crete (sĭ-krēt’)
v. se·cret·ed, se·cret·ing, se·cretes
To generate and separate a substance from cells or bodily fluids.
secrete
(sĭ-krēt’)
To produce and discharge a substance, especially from the cells of specialized glands. For example, the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas secrete the hormone insulin.

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