nonsecretory

adjective non·se·cre·tory \ ˌnän-ˈsē-krə-ˌtȯr-ē , especially British -si-ˈkrē-t(ə-)rē \

Definition of nonsecretory

: not marked by secretion : not secretory
  • nonsecretory cells

First Known Use of nonsecretory

1832

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

nonsecretory

adjective non·se·cre·to·ry \ -ˈsē-krə-ˌtȯr-ē, esp British -si-ˈkrēt-ə-rē \

medical Definition of nonsecretory

: not secretory
  • nonsecretory cells

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nonsecretory? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a large number

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!