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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell; The organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance.

Usage examples (30)
  • In diabetes the insulin secretion is out of order.
  • In most cases there is no insulin secretion or it is considerably reduced.
  • The precise mechanism of melatonin secretion in the body is not well understood.
  • By stimulating insulin secretion, carbohydrates make us fat and ultimately cause obesity. for more
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