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Definitions of secretion:

part of speech: noun

1. The production by a cell or aggregation of cells ( a gland) of some substance differing in chemical and physical properties from the body from which or by which it is produced. 2. The product, solid, liquid, or gaseous, of cellular or glandular activity. A secretion is stored up in or utilized by the animal or plant in which it is produced, there by differing from an excretion which is intended to be expelled from the body.

Usage examples for secretion:

  • This talk of thought as a " secretion we can afford to set aside. "An Introduction to Philosophy", George Stuart Fullerton

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