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Noun: secretion  si'kree-shun
  1. The organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
    - secernment
  2. A functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell

Derived forms: secretions

Type of: biological process, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor [US], humour [Brit, Cdn], liquid body substance, organic process

Encyclopedia: Secretion