secretor


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se·cre·tor

also se·cret·er  (sĭ-krē′tər)
n.
1. A cell, tissue, or organ that produces a secretion.
2. A person whose saliva and other body fluids contain ABO antigens.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.secretor - any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstreamsecretor - 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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Effect of secretor status on vaginal and rectal colonization with fimbriated Escherichia coli in women with and without recurrent urinary tract infection.
He said that climate changes were posing a serious threat to agriculture secretor.
The first was Crowell, and the second was a forensic specialist who claimed that the stain from the victim's underpants came from a type B secretor, which the defendant was.
Variant ABO blood group alleles, secretor status, and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium.
De acuerdo a estos autores, los laticiferos articulados presentes en Mammillaria constituyen un sistema secretor complejo que se forma por lisis de masas celulares cilindricas que luego son rodeadas por un epitelio multicelular.
pdf+html) Secretor status and Helicobacter pylori infection are independent risk factors for gastroduodenal disease.
If we use the terminology of incidentaloma on general ground, the underlying diagnosis varies from cortico-and medulo-adrenal tumours, benign or malign, secretor or not, to adrenal metastases, myelolipomas, cysts, etc.
33) Las resecciones mas extensas aumentan el riesgo de complicaciones, entre ellas el desarrollo de diabetes mellitus por insuficiente tejido secretor.
Se debe observar que todas las celulas presentes en la leche son celulas somaticas, incluyendo las celulas originadas del flujo sanguineo como leucocitos y celulas descamadas del epitelio secretor (6-8), lo cual puede explicar el aumento en el SCC observado.