oversecretion

noun
over·​se·​cre·​tion | \ ˌō-vər-si-ˈkrē-shən How to pronounce oversecretion (audio) \
plural oversecretions

Definition of oversecretion

: 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

Other Words from oversecretion

oversecrete \ ˌō-​vər-​si-​ˈkrēt How to pronounce oversecretion (audio) \ transitive verb oversecreted; oversecreting

First Known Use of oversecretion

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Oversecretion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversecretion. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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