Meaning of secretion


Pronunciation: (si-krē'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. (in a cell or gland) the act or process of separating, elaborating, and releasing a substance that fulfills some function within the organism or undergoes excretion.
  2. the product of this act or process.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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