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secrete

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

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or release products of cellular metabolism (enzymes, mucus, waste products).
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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These enzymesare under the control of inherited genes, which are A, B, H (FUT1) genes and secretor (FUT2) genes [9].
Matsushita M, Irino T, Stigbrand T, Nakajima T, Komoda T.Changes in intestinal alkaline phosphatase isoforms in healthy subjects bearing the blood group secretor and non-secretor.ClinChimActa.
Objective ABO blood group and secretor status is valuable in relation to some diseases in clinical and forensic medicine.
whether the perpetrator was a secretor or a non-secretor of genetic
Conveniently, siderophones imbue secretors with a green tinge, as opposed to the white of cheaters.
The distribution of secretors and nonsecretors and the frequency of Lewis-negative individuals (7.8%) in these data did not differ from the distribution in the population at large.
San Diego, CA, March 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- 24 DNA, a privately held company in Garden Grove, was issued a Provisional Patent by USPTO on their “DNA - 2 Blood Types” technology which determines a person's 2 Blood Types, Rh Factors, Secretor, Non-Secretor, both Secretor: Non-Secretor status, and master DNA to name a few.
All 21 were blood-typed as Lewis-positive secretors ([Le.sup.b]) by routine blood bank procedures.
We have previously investigated whether HBGA were susceptibility markers for NoV infections in children in Nicaragua and observed that secretors of blood type O were highly susceptible to infections with different NoV genotypes (14).
Staining of epithelial cells of stomach or trachea of secretors, but not those of nonsecretors, was observed.
Persons carrying [greater than or equal to] 1 functional FUT2 allele, and thus expressing [alpha]1,2 fucosyltransferase 2 (FucT-II), are termed secretor positive (secretors), and can express the A and B blood group antigens as well as H-type 1 and Lewis b ([Le.sup.b]) antigens on mucosa and in secretions.