oversecretion

noun over·se·cre·tion \ ˌō-vər-si-ˈkrē-shən \

Definition of oversecretion

plural oversecretions
: the state or an instance of secreting (something) to an excessive or abnormal degree
  • oversecretion of insulin by the pancreas
  • oversecretion of human growth hormone in adults

oversecrete

play \ˌō-vər-si-ˈkrēt\ transitive verb oversecreted; oversecreting

First Known Use of oversecretion

1919

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