Associations to the word «Secretion»

Wiktionary

SECRETION, noun. (countable) any substance that is secreted by an organism
SECRETION, noun. (uncountable) the act of secreting a substance, especially from a gland
SECRETION, noun. The act of hiding something

Dictionary definition

SECRETION, noun. The organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance.
SECRETION, noun. A functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.