Secretory vs Secernent - What's the difference?

secretory | secernent |


As adjectives the difference between secretory and secernent

is that secretory is of, pertaining to, or used in secretion while secernent is (biology) secreting; secretory.

As a noun secernent is

that which promotes secretion.

secretory

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, pertaining to, or used in secretion.
  • Derived terms

    *secretory carcinoma *secretory diarrhea *secretory granule *secretory nerve *secretory otitis media *secretory pathway *secretory protein

    See also

    *secretary

    secernent

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which promotes secretion.
  • (anatomy) A vessel in, or by means of, which the process of secretion takes place; a secreting vessel.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (biology) Secreting; secretory.
  • (Webster 1913) ----