Secretion vs Secretory - What's the difference?

secretion | secretory |


As a noun secretion

is (label) any substance that is secreted by an organism or secretion can be the act of hiding something.

As an adjective secretory is

of, pertaining to, or used in secretion.

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

    * * * *

    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