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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