Translation of secrete in Spanish:

secrete

Pronunciation: /sɪˈkriːt/

vt

  • 1 [Biol] [Physiol] segregar*, secretar
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    • Melatonin, produced naturally from the amino acid tryptophan, is a hormone secreted by a gland in the brain.
    • Natural interferons are a group of small proteins secreted by cells following viral infection.
    • Sweat is secreted by glands in the skin when it is necessary to lose excess heat from the body.
  • 2 (hide) [formal] ocultar
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    • The vials were secreted in a briefcase hidden in a truck in the courtyard of the house.
    • Nonetheless, in my view, as will be seen, the two most important bottles were secreted and hidden by the accused.
    • Hardly had we secreted ourselves when we spied a flotilla of a Roman expeditionary force sailing hard upstream.

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