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secrete

 [se-krēt´]
to synthesize and release a substance.

se·crete

(se-krēt'),
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (for example, enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and to deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete

/se·crete/ (se-krēt´) to elaborate and release a secretion.

secrete

(sĭ-krēt′)
tr.v. se·creted, se·creting, se·cretes
To generate and release (a substance) from a cell or a gland: secrete hormones.

secrete

See secretion.

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or release products of cellular metabolism (enzymes, mucus, waste products).
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (e.g., enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete (sikrēt´),

v to discharge or empty a substance into the bloodstream or a cavity or onto the surface of the body. The substance secreted is called a
secretion. Glands that secrete internally are
endocrine or
ductless glands; glands that secrete into a cavity or onto the surface are
exocrine or
duct glands.

secrete

to synthesize and release a substance.

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In accordance with previous publications, secretors (genotype groups 3-6) had less CA 19-9 in their serum than nonsecretors (genotype groups 1 and 2; P <0.
The performance of the assay was tested by typing urine from 31 healthy subjects (24 secretors and 7 nonsecretors) and 33 bladder cancer patients (25 secretors and 8 nonsecretors) and comparing the results with convenient secretor typing on erythrocytes.
Each person was classified as a homozygous secretor (SeSe), a heterozygous secretor ([Ses.
Tissues from 18 persons were used and represented the following phenotypes: O secretor [Lewis.
The 4 persons from whom NoV was isolated were all secretors, having [ALe.
Our findings show that rotaviruses can infect secretor and nonsecretor Lewis antigen-positive persons, which suggests that rotavirus infection is not associated with the secretor phenotype or HBGA type.
These compounds chemically vacuum up scarce iron and make it available both to secretors of siderophones and to any nearby microbes bearing a DNA mutation that blocks siderophone production.
Obviously, people in the United States suffer, if you like, from over-nutrition, and most of them are probably quite high acid secretors, which predisposes them to GERD.
Proye et al (2) reported in a case series of 50 pheochromocytomas that 12 of the 50 secreted both dopamine and other catecholamines, and that 3 of the 50 were sole secretors of dopamine.
Saliva samples from 18 persons with secretor type O, 14 with secretor type A, 4 with secretor type B, and 5 nonsecretors were tested.
whether the perpetrator was a secretor or a non-secretor of genetic