secretion

Release of synthesized product from cells. Release may be of membrane-bounded vesicles (merocrine secretion) or of vesicle content following fusion of the vesicle with the plasma membrane (apocrine secretion). In holocrine secretion whole cells are released.

secretion

[n] - the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance 2. [n] - a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
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Secretion

A substance that is produced by specific structures in the body called glands, for a particular purpose. The substance may be released into the blood, into the spaces inside the hollow tubes in the body (e.g., the digestive tract) or onto the body surface. Examples include the salivary glands secreting saliva into the mouth, glands in the lining of...
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Secretion

The production of substances by the glands of the body (e.g. saliva by the salivary glands).
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Secretion

refers to the release of substances by vesicular exocytosis
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Secretion

Se·cre'tion noun [ Latin secretio : confer French sécrétion .] 1. The act of secreting or concealing; as, the secretion of dutiable goods. 2. (Physiol.) The act of secreting; the process by which material is separated from the blood through the agency of ...
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secretion

1. <physiology> The process of elaborating a specific product as a result of the activity of a gland, this activity may range from separating a specific substance of the blood to the elaboration of a new chemical substance. ... 2. Any substance produced by secretion. ... Origin: L. Secretio, from secernere = to secrete ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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secretion

noun a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
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secretion

secernment noun the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
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secretion

(se-kre´shәn) the cellular process of elaborating a specific product. This activity may range from separating a specific substance of the blood to the elaboration of a new chemical substance. material that is secreted, such as sebum, saliva, and gastric juice. The secretions of the endocrine glands i...
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Secretion

• (n.) Any substance or fluid secreted, or elaborated and emitted, as the gastric juice. • (n.) The act of secreting; the process by which material is separated from the blood through the agency of the cells of the various glands and elaborated by the cells into new substances so as to form the various secretions, as the saliva, bile, and...
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secretion

in biology, production and release of a useful substance by a gland or cell; also, the substance produced. In addition to the enzymes and hormones ... [4 related articles]
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secretion

(L. secretio, from secernere to secrete) 1. the process of elaborating a specific product as a result of the activity of a gland; this activity may range from separating a specific substance of the blood to the elaboration of a new chemical substance. 2. any substance produced by secretion.
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secretion

secretion 1. The process of producing a substance from the cells and fluids within a gland or organ and discharging it. 2. A substance formed and discharged by a cell, tissue, gland, or organ.
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secretion

secretion, in biology, substance elaborated by the living material of an animal or plant. Secretions in humans can be produced by a single cell or by a group of cells commonly called a gland. Some secretions perform special functions in the body (true secretions); others are eliminated as waste prod...
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secretion

Type: Term Pronunciation: se-krē′shŭn Definitions: 1. Production by a cell or aggregation of cells (a gland) of a physiologically active substance and its movement out of the cell or organ in which it is formed. 2. The solid, liquid, or gaseous product of cellular or glandular activity that is stored in or used by the organism in wh...
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secretion

In biology, any substance (normally a fluid) produced by a cell or specialized gland, for example, sweat, saliva, enzymes, and hormones. The process whereby the substance is discharged from the cell is also known as secretion
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secretion

The release of a substance in response to the presence of food or speci
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Secretion

Secretion is the process of elaborating, releasing, and oozing chemicals, or a secreted chemical substance from a cell or gland. In contrast to excretion, the substance may have a certain function, rather than being a waste product. The classical mechanism of cell secretion is via secretory portals at the cell plasma membrane called porosomes. Por...
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Secretion

The release of a substance in response to the presence of food or specific neural or hormonal stimul
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Secretion

Something that comes out of the body, such as a fluid that comes out of a gland.
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