[ek-soh-kahrp] /ˈɛk soʊˌkɑrp/
another name for epicarp
The outermost layer of the pericarp. In a fleshy drupe such as a peach, the skin constitutes the exocarp. Also called epicarp. Compare endocarp, mesocarp.
[ek-soh-sen-trik] /ˌɛk soʊˈsɛn trɪk/ adjective, Grammar. 1. not having the same syntactic function in the sentence as any one of its immediate constituents. In the garden is an exocentric construction, since it does not function in the same way as the noun garden. The noun bittersweet is an exocentric compound, since it is a noun […]
[ek-soh-set] /ˈɛk soʊˌsɛt/ Trademark. 1. a winged, radar-guided French anti-ship missile, launched from the surface or an aircraft, that skims the waves at close to the speed of sound. /ˈɛksəʊˌsɛt/ noun 1. trademark a tactical missile with a high-explosive warhead, which is guided by computer and radar, travels at a very low altitude at high […]
[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, […]
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 […]