secreter


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se·cret·er

 (sĭ-krē′tər)
n.
Variant of secretor.
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Noun1.secreter - any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstreamsecreter - any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
green gland - one of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae
sericterium, serictery, silk gland - silk-producing gland of insects (especially of a silkworm) or spiders
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
acinus - one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
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Les hormones androgenes permettent aux glandes sebacees de la peau de secreter une substance huileuse portant le nom de sebum.
Une fois transmutees genetiquement pour secreter l'insuline, elles sont implantees en sous cutane chez les personnes souffrant de diabete insulinodependant resistant.
Je voulais aussi sortir de l'approche purement formaliste des annees 1980 et amener mes etudiants a se frotter a d'autres philosophies du design, pour secreter autre chose.