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 [an″te-, an″ti-se-kre´to-re]
1. inhibiting or diminishing secretion; called also secretoinhibitory.
2. an agent that so acts, as certain drugs that inhibit or diminish gastric secretions.
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Restraining or curbing secretion.
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