apocrine


apo·crine

adj \ˈap-ə-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Definition of APOCRINE

: producing a fluid secretion by pinching off one end of the secreting cells which then reform and repeat the process <apocrine glands>; also : produced by an apocrine gland—compare eccrine, holocrine, merocrine

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