Secretion



noun
1.
(in a cell or gland) the act or process of separating, elaborating, and releasing a substance that fulfills some function within the organism or undergoes excretion.
2.
the product of this act or process.
noun
1.
a substance that is released from a cell, esp a glandular cell, and is synthesized in the cell
2.
the process involved in producing and releasing such a substance from the cell

secretion se·cre·tion (sĭ-krē’shən)
n.

The process of secreting a substance from a cell or gland.

A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.

secretion
(sĭ-krē’shən)

The process of secreting a substance from a cell or gland.

A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.

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