oversecretion


oversecretion

noun

  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.

noun

  1. a substance that is released from a cell, esp a glandular cell, and is synthesized in the cell
  2. the process involved in producing and releasing such a substance from the cell

n.1640s, “act of secreting;” 1732, “that which is secreted,” from French sécrétion, from Latin secretionem (nominative secretio) “a dividing, separation,” noun of action from past participle stem of secernere “to separate, set apart” (see secret (n.)). n.

  1. The process of secreting a substance from a cell or gland.
  2. A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.

  1. The process of secreting a substance from a cell or gland.
  2. A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.

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