See also: sécrétion

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(1646) From French sécrétion, from Latin sēcrētiō, sēcrētiōnem.

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secretion (countable and uncountable, plural secretions)

  1. (countable) any substance that is secreted by an organism
  2. (uncountable) the act of secreting a substance, especially from a gland
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secretion (plural secretions)

  1. the act of hiding something
    Synonyms: secreting, spiriting away
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secretion (plural secretiones)

  1. secretion