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, e.g. secreted chemical substance from a cell or gland. In contrast, excretion, is the...
- 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...
- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is characterized by excessive unsuppressible release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) either...
- produced by parietal cells in the gastric glands in the stomach. Its secretion is a complex and relatively energetically expensive process. Parietal...
- secreted. Merocrine secretioncells excrete their substances by exocytosis; for example, pancreatic acinar cells. Apocrine secretion – a portion of the...
- Apocrine secretion is less damaging to the gland than holocrine secretion (which destroys a cell) but more damaging than merocrine secretion (exocytosis)...
- Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the mammary glands and the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young. The process naturally...
- a term used to cl****ify the mode of secretion in exocrine glands in the study of histology. Holocrine secretions are produced in the cytoplasm of the...
- Bacterial secretion systems are protein complexes present on the cell membranes of bacteria for secretion of substances. Specifically, they are the cellular...
- The type 2 secretion system (often referred to as the type II secretion system or the T2SS) is protein secretion machinery found in various species of...
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