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secretion

 [se-kre´shun]
1. the cellular process of elaborating a specific product. This activity may range from separating a specific substance of the blood to the elaboration of a new chemical substance.
2. material that is secreted, such as sebum (the fatty substance produced by the sebaceous glands to lubricate the skin), saliva (produced by the salivary glands), and gastric juice (secreted by specialized glands of the stomach). The secretions of the endocrine glands include various hormones and are important in the overall regulation of body processes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

se·cre·ta

(se-krē'tă),
Secretions.
[L. neuter pl. of secretus, pp. of se-cerno, to separate]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

secreta

(sĭ-krē′tə)
pl.n.
Substances secreted by a cell, tissue, or organ; the products of secretion.
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se·cre·ta

(sĕ-krē'tă)
Secretions.
[L. neuter pl. of secretus, pp. of se-cerno, to separate]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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