secretor se·cre·tor (sĭ-krē’tər)
A cell, a tissue, or an organ that produces a secretion.
A person whose saliva and other body fluids contain ABO antigens.
adjective 1. pertaining to secretion. 2. performing the process of secretion. noun, plural secretories. 3. a secretory organ, vessel, or the like. adjective 1. of, relating to, or producing a secretion: a secretory cell, secretory function secretory se·cre·to·ry (sĭ-krē’tə-rē) adj. Relating to or performing secretion.
- Secretory carcinoma
secretory carcinoma n. Carcinoma of the breast composed of cells that are highly secretory; it occurs primarily in children.
- Secretory duct
secretory duct n. See salivary duct.
- Secretory nerve
secretory nerve n. A nerve conveying impulses that excite functional activity in a gland.