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in·cre·tion

(in-krē'shŭn),
The functional activity of an endocrine gland.
[in- + secretion]
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incretion

(ĭn-krē′shən)
n.
1. The process of internal secretion characteristic of endocrine glands.
2. The product of this process; a hormone.
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incretion

An obsolete term for:
(1) Endocrine activity, see there;  
(2) Hormone.
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in·cre·tion

(in-krē'shŭn)
The functional activity of an endocrine gland.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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