Definition of Secretion. Meaning of Secretion. Synonyms of Secretion

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foot secretion
Sclerobase Scler"o*base (? or ?), n. [Gr. sklhro`s hard + ba`sis base.] (Zo["o]l.) The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; -- called also foot secretion. See Illust. under Gorgoniacea, and C[oe]nenchyma. -- Scler`o*ba"sic, a.
Hypersecretion
Hypersecretion Hy`per*se*cre"tion, n. (Med.) Morbid or excessive secretion, as in catarrh.
Paralytic secretion
Paralytic Par`a*lyt"ic, a. [L. paralyticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. paralytique.] 1. Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis. 2. Affected with paralysis, or palsy. The cold, shaking, paralytic hand. --Prior. 3. Inclined or tending to paralysis. Paralytic secretion (Physiol.), the fluid, generally thin and watery, secreted from a gland after section or paralysis of its nerves, as the pralytic saliva.

Meaning of Secretion from wikipedia

- Secretion is the movement of material from one point to another, such as a secreted chemical substance from a cell or gland. In contrast, excretion, is...
- forced out of the **** of the aphid. Honeydew is particularly common as a secretion in hemipteran insects and is often the basis for trophobiosis. Some caterpillars...
- merocrine glands based on how their products are secreted. Merocrine secretioncells excrete their substances by exocytosis into a duct; for example...
- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is characterized by excessive unsuppressible release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) either...
- Apocrine secretion is less damaging to the gland than holocrine secretion (which destroys a cell) but more damaging than merocrine secretion (exocytosis)...
- produced by parietal cells in the gastric glands in the stomach. The secretion is a complex and relatively energetically expensive process. Parietal...
- Secretion ****ay is a process used in cell biology to identify cells that are secreting a particular protein (usually a cytokine). It was first developed...
- a term used to classify the mode of secretion in exocrine glands in the study of histology. Holocrine secretions are produced in the cytoplasm of the...
- classify exocrine glands and their secretions in the study of histology. A cell is classified as merocrine if the secretions of that cell are excreted via...
- digestion. The major processes that occur in the GI tract are: motility, secretion, regulation, digestion and circulation. The proper function and coordination...