1. a process by which substances are produced and discharged from a cell, gland, or organ for a particular function in the organism or for excretion.
    "alcohol had a stimulatory effect on gastric acid secretion"
    production · discharge · emission · excretion · exudation · ooze · oozing · leakage · leaching · emanation · giving off · release · sending out · extravasation
    • a substance discharged by secretion.
      "hormonal secretions"
mid 17th century: from French sécrétion or Latin secretio(n-) ‘separation’, from secret- ‘moved apart’, from the verb secernere.
What is another word for secretion?
Words that rhyme with secretion:
How to use secretion in a sentence?
vasectomy has no effect on the secretion of the male sex hormone.
alcohol had a stimulatory effect on gastric acid secretion.
this secretion may form crusts agglutinating the eyelids.
gastric acid secretion.
hormonal secretions.
How to say secretion in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)afskeiding
Arabic (NOUN)إفراز
Bangla স্রাব
Bosnian (Latin) izlučivanje
Bulgarian (NOUN)секреция, отделянето
Cantonese (Traditional) 分泌
Catalan (NOUN)secreció
Chinese Simplified 分泌
Chinese Traditional 分泌
Croatian (NOUN)sekreta, lučenje, izlučivanje
Czech (NOUN)sekrece, vylučování
Danish (NOUN)sekretion, udskillelsen
Dutch (NOUN)secretie, afscheiding
Estonian (NOUN)sekretsiooni
Filipino pagtatago
Finnish (NOUN)eritystä
French (NOUN)sécrétion
German (NOUN)Sekretion, Absonderung, Ausscheidung
Greek (NOUN)έκκριση
Haitian Creole dlo blan
Hebrew (NOUN)הפרשת
Hindi (NOUN)स्राव
Hungarian (NOUN)szekréció, váladék, elválasztást
Icelandic (NOUN)seytingu
Indonesian (NOUN)sekresi
Italian (NOUN)secrezione
Japanese (NOUN)分泌, 分泌物, 外分泌
Korean 분 비
Latvian (NOUN)sekrēciju
Lithuanian (NOUN)sekreciją
Malay (Latin) rembesan
Maltese sekrezzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål sekresjon
Persian (NOUN)ترشح
Polish (NOUN)wydzielanie
Portuguese (NOUN)secreção
Querétaro Otomi secreción ar
Romanian (NOUN)secreţia
Russian (NOUN)секрецию
Serbian (Cyrillic) секреција
Serbian (Latin) sekrecija
Slovak (NOUN)sekrécie, vylučovanie
Slovenian (NOUN)izločanje
Spanish (NOUN)secreción
Swedish (NOUN)sekretion, utsöndring, secretionen
Tamil சுரத்தல்
Telugu స్రావం
Thai หลั่ง
Turkish (NOUN)salgı, sekresyon
Ukrainian (NOUN)секрецію
Urdu سراو
Vietnamese (NOUN)tiết
Welsh secretiad
Yucatec Maya secreción u
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