Secretion vs Excitosecretory - What's the difference?

secretion | excitosecretory |


As a noun secretion

is secretion.

As an adjective excitosecretory is

(physiology) triggering secretion; said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are activated.

secretion

English

Etymology 1

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Noun

  • (label) any substance that is secreted by an organism
  • (label) the act of secreting a substance, especially from a gland
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the act of hiding something
  • Anagrams

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    excitosecretory

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (physiology) Triggering secretion; said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are activated.
  • excitosecretory nerve
    (Webster 1913)