secretory

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se·cre·to·ry

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

secretory

(sɪˈkriːtərɪ) or

secretive

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

se•cre•to•ry

(sɪˈkri tə ri)

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

secretory

adj gland etcsekretorisch

se·cre·to·ry

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

secretory

adj secretorio
References in periodicals archive ?
Myoepithelial cells are specialized basal epithelial cells that are found in the secretory endpieces and intercalated ducts of the normal exocrine glands, such as the salivary glands, respiratory tract glands, lacrimal glands, mammary glands, prostate glands, and sweat glands.