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se·cre·to·ry

 (sĭ-krē′tə-rē)
adj.
Relating to or performing secretion.
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secretory

(sɪˈkriːtərɪ) or

secretive

adj
(Physiology) of, relating to, or producing a secretion: a secretory cell; secretory function.
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se•cre•to•ry

(sɪˈkri tə ri)

adj.
1. pertaining to secretion.
2. performing the process of secretion.
[1685–95]
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Adj.1.secretory - of or relating to or producing a secretion; " a secretory cell"
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Translations

secretory

adj gland etcsekretorisch
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se·cre·to·ry

a. secretor-a, que tiene la propiedad de secretar;
___ capillariescapilares secretores;
___ carcinomacarcinoma ___;
___ fiberfibra ___;
___ nervenervio ___.
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secretory

adj secretorio
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References in periodicals archive ?
In the case of secretory IgA, and for convenience in this article, I will call this central piece "structure X" or simply "X." "X" actually consists of two substructures whose nomenclature is "the secretory component" and the "J-chain."
Zou et al., "Autophagy proteins regulate the secretory component of osteoclastic bone resorption," Developmental Cell, vol.
SIgA consists of two monomeric IgA units, which are associated with the J chain acquired during the process of polymerization in plasma cells just before secretion, along with the secretory component (SC) [20, 21].
Free secretory component and lactoferrin of human milk inhibit the adhesion of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.
These are human intestinal epithelial cells which produce the secretory component of immunoglobulin A and carcinoembryonic antigen.
S-IgA is released from the pIgR by cleavage of the receptor, resulting in pIgA covalently associated with a substantial part of the pIgR, i.e., the secretory component (22).
Evaluation of monoclonal antibodies with specificity for human IgA, IgA subclasses and allotypes and secretory component. Results of an IUIS/ WHO collaborative study.