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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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[6] Human genes: FUT2, fucosyltransferase 2 (secretor status included) (alias, galactoside 2-[alpha]-L-fucosyltransferase 2); FUT3, fucosyltransferase 3 (galactoside 3(4)-L-fucosyltransferase, Lewis blood group); MGAT5, mannosyl ([alpha]-1,6-)-glycoprotein [beta]-1,6-N-acetyl-glucosaminyltransferase.
This seminar provides training in personalized nutrition determination using blood grouping, secretor status, epigenetic indicators, dermatoglyphics and biometrics.
La aparente baja de hormonas gonadotropas, disminucion de la concentracion de espermatozoides a nivel de la cola del epididimo y aumento de malformaciones y gota citoplasmatica, se explicaria por el bloqueo de los receptores muscarinicos a nivel del tracto reproductor, especialmente el testiculo (Borges et al., 2001), principal organo secretor de testosterona, sustancia determinante en la espermatogenesis y funcionamiento de los organos reproductores.
The presence of structural (mucin, estaterrin, agglutinin, lactoferrin) and immunological (immunoglobulin, salivary IgA or secretor immunoglobulin: SgA) proteins in the composition of saliva are determining factors for its properties, being essential for the oral cavity, oropharinge and gastrointestinal epithelium protection [1,4-14].
El estado funcional secretor de los segmentos distales del epididimo se caracteriza por la acumulacion de granulos en el citoplasma de las celulas epiteliales, los cuales pueden ser fuertemente acidofilos en algunos segmentos del epididimo, mientras que en otros no evidencian afinidad tintorial, lo cual provoca un aumento del volumen celular, sin modificar la forma del nucleo (FIG.
Entre los estudios referentes a la anatomia de sistemas radicales en representantes de la familia Asteraceae destacan los de Tetley (1925) y de Williams (1954) quienes describieron principalmente el sistema secretor interno para las raices de un gran numero de especies de asteraceas.
El componente secretor no ha podido ser identificado en la Ig A cutanea lo que sugiere que esta inmunoglobulina no es de origen intestinal y no se reabsorve por defectos de la barrera mucosa.
This message says, "keep on being a regular granulosa cell; don't differentiate into a steroid secretor."
En base a lo aqui presentado, el objetivo fundamental del presente trabajo esta orientado a determinar las distintas modificaciones que en este tipo celular sintetizador y secretor de la glandula tiroides se generan cuando son estimuladas con el emisiones del LIR.