secrete

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se·crete 1

 (sĭ-krēt′)
tr.v. se·cret·ed, se·cret·ing, se·cretes
To generate and release (a substance) from a cell or a gland: secrete hormones.

[Back-formation from secretion.]

se·crete 2

 (sĭ-krēt′)
tr.v. se·cret·ed, se·cret·ing, se·cretes
1. To conceal in a hiding place; cache: "He secreted valuables away in cupboards and beneath the mattress" (Michael Crummey). See Synonyms at hide1.
2. To steal secretly; filch.

[Probably alteration of obsolete secret, from secret.]

secrete

(sɪˈkriːt)
vb
(Physiology) (of a cell, organ, etc) to synthesize and release (a secretion)
[C18: back formation from secretion]
seˈcretor n

secrete

(sɪˈkriːt)
vb
(tr) to put in a hiding place
[C18: variant of obsolete secret to hide away; see secret (n)]

se•crete1

(sɪˈkrit)

v.t. -cret•ed, -cret•ing.
to discharge, generate, or release by secretion.
[1700–10; back formation from secretion]

se•crete2

(sɪˈkrit)

v.t. -cret•ed, -cret•ing.
to place out of sight; hide.
[1735–45; alter. of obsolete secret, v. use of secret]
syn: See hide1.

se·crete

(sĭ-krēt′)
To produce and discharge a substance, especially from the cells of specialized glands. For example, the endocrine glands secrete hormones.

secrete


Past participle: secreted
Gerund: secreting

Imperative
secrete
secrete
Present
I secrete
you secrete
he/she/it secretes
we secrete
you secrete
they secrete
Preterite
I secreted
you secreted
he/she/it secreted
we secreted
you secreted
they secreted
Present Continuous
I am secreting
you are secreting
he/she/it is secreting
we are secreting
you are secreting
they are secreting
Present Perfect
I have secreted
you have secreted
he/she/it has secreted
we have secreted
you have secreted
they have secreted
Past Continuous
I was secreting
you were secreting
he/she/it was secreting
we were secreting
you were secreting
they were secreting
Past Perfect
I had secreted
you had secreted
he/she/it had secreted
we had secreted
you had secreted
they had secreted
Future
I will secrete
you will secrete
he/she/it will secrete
we will secrete
you will secrete
they will secrete
Future Perfect
I will have secreted
you will have secreted
he/she/it will have secreted
we will have secreted
you will have secreted
they will have secreted
Future Continuous
I will be secreting
you will be secreting
he/she/it will be secreting
we will be secreting
you will be secreting
they will be secreting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been secreting
you have been secreting
he/she/it has been secreting
we have been secreting
you have been secreting
they have been secreting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been secreting
you will have been secreting
he/she/it will have been secreting
we will have been secreting
you will have been secreting
they will have been secreting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been secreting
you had been secreting
he/she/it had been secreting
we had been secreting
you had been secreting
they had been secreting
Conditional
I would secrete
you would secrete
he/she/it would secrete
we would secrete
you would secrete
they would secrete
Past Conditional
I would have secreted
you would have secreted
he/she/it would have secreted
we would have secreted
you would have secreted
they would have secreted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.secrete - generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
water - secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"
2.secrete - place out of sight; keep secret; "The money was secreted from his children"
conceal, hide - prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"

secrete

1
verb give off, emit, emanate, exude, extrude, extravasate (Medical) The sweat glands secrete water.

secrete

2
verb hide, conceal, stash (informal), cover, screen, secure, bury, harbour, disguise, veil, shroud, stow, cache, stash away (informal) She secreted the gun in the kitchen cabinet.
show, reveal, display, bare, exhibit, unveil, uncover, unmask, leave in the open, expose to view

secrete

verb
To put or keep out of sight:
Slang: plant, stash.
Translations
يُخْفييُفْرِز
ukrýtvylučovat
gemmeudskille
erittääkähveltääkätkeäpiilottaavarastaa
gefa frá sérleyna
分泌秘密隠す
sekrecijasekretas
izdalītnoslēptslēpt
saklamaksalgılamak

secrete

[sɪˈkriːt] VT
1. (Med) → secretar, segregar
2. (= hide) → ocultar, esconder

secrete

[sɪˈkriːt] vt
(= produce) [plant, animal, human] [+ substance] → sécréter
(= hide) → cacher

secrete

vt
(= hide)verbergen
(Med) → absondern
vi (Med) → absondern

secrete

[sɪˈkriːt] vt
a. (Med, Anat, Bio) → secernere
b. (frm) (hide) → nascondere

secrete

(siˈkriːt) verb
1. (of a gland or similar organ of the body) to separate (a fluid) from the blood, store it, and give it out. The liver secretes bile.
2. to hide. He secreted the money under his mattress.
seˈcretion (-ʃən) noun
1. the process of secreting a fluid.
2. a substance produced by this process. Saliva and urine are secretions.

se·crete

v. secretar, segregar.

secrete

vt secretar, segregar (form)
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The secretory status of all women was initially determined by hemagglutination inhibition test table 2 revealed that the majority of women in NB and BB groups were secretors (72% and 60% respectively), while the majority of MB women (61.3%) were non-secretors with high significant difference (P < 0.0003).
Putkonen reported in 1930 that a person genetically could be secretor or non-secretor according to ABH blood group substances in body secretions.3 The HIAP isoform of IAP is secreted in fasting only in the secretor's blood group, while NIAP isoform is secreted in both secretors and non-secretors after taking fatty meals.
Schirmer test with topical anesthesia measure the function of the accessory lacrimal glands (the basic secretors).
Chromogranin A is a member of the granin family of neuroendocrine secretors, which is secreted in equimolar basis with all catecholamines from the secretory and storage granules of chromaffin cells.
In 1930 Putkonen noted that a person could be either secretor or non-secretor with respect to his genetic ability to secrete ABH blood group substances in secretions.2 It is now known that ABH blood group antigens (A B and H) are found on red blood cells lymphocytes platelets tissue cells body fluids (except CSF) and in secretions.34 Basic differences between secretors and non-secretors are qualitative and quantitative components of their saliva mucus and other body secretions.5ABH secretions are controlled by fucosyletransferase 2 (FUT2) secretor gene located on the short arm of chromosome number 19 in the form of two alleles denoted as Se" and se".
Instead, plasma cells are exclusive in becoming efficient antibody secretors. Thus, the key to the "assembly switch" must lie in the reprogramming of the B lymphocyte in the first days of the differentiation process.
Parasympathetic paragangliomas arise principally in the thorax, head and neck and, in around 95% of cases, are not hormone secretors.[4-6] Sympathetic paragangliomas, on the other hand, can arise from anywhere along the sympathetic nervous system from the skull base to the prostate gland.
Key applications of the LEAP platform include the rapid and precise identification and selection of genetically modified mammalian cell lines that are high secretors of desirable therapeutic proteins, as well as the selective maintenance of therapeutic stem cell colonies that are the basis of advanced tissue development and regeneration.
For example, type O "non-secretors" have about twice the incidence of duodenal ulcer than secretors of types A and B.
The purpose of this study has been to identify those naturally occurring entomopathogenic fungi which are high secretors and thus possess high potential for enzymatic pathogenesis.
Also in this and a second gallery are three of Adam Chodzko's Secretors. These large glass drops of blood (or possibly tears) roll down the gallery walls, their shiny, beautifully polished surfaces at odds with what they represent; they destabilise the traditional representation of these body fluids.