There are 2 definitions of secrete in English:

secrete1

Line breaks: se|crete
Pronunciation: /sɪˈkriːt
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

secretor

noun
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  • A person who is an ABH secretor will secrete antigens according to their blood group.
  • The level of this antibody is usually even higher among non-A female secretors than for males.
  • In contrast, monkeys (Old and New World) lack ABH on red cells and are secretors of ABH in saliva.

secretory

adjective
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  • Golgi apparatus producing secretory vesicles, and mitochondria were found throughout the tube.
  • In plants, particularly due to the size of the vacuole, the secretory organelles account for the majority of the cell volume.
  • The secretory histology confers no prognostic significance over and above the diagnosis of meningioma.

Origin

early 18th century: back-formation from secretion.

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

There are 2 definitions of secrete in English:

secrete2

Line breaks: se|crete
Pronunciation: /sɪˈkriːt
 
/

verb

[with object]

Origin

mid 18th century: alteration of the obsolete verb secret 'keep secret'.

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