incretion

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in·cre·tion

 (ĭn-krē′shən)
n.
1. The process of internal secretion characteristic of endocrine glands.
2. The product of this process; a hormone.

incretion

(ɪnˈkriːʃən)
n
1. (Physiology) direct secretion into the bloodstream, esp of a hormone from an endocrine gland
2. (Physiology) the substance so secreted
[C20: from in-2 + (se)cretion]
inˈcretionary, incretory adj
Translations

in·cre·tion

n. incresión, secreción interna o endocrina.
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It is not only the important barrier and semipermeable membrane, but also the important metabolizable and incretionary organ.