Examples of secretion in a Sentence
the secretion of stomach acids
root secretions that repel insects
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Exposure, either by inhalation or through the skin, leads to muscle spasms, secretion of fluid into the lungs and organ failure, sometimes accompanied by foaming at the mouth.
Although no definitive cause has been identified, a yeast (fungus) called malassezia that is in the oil secretion on the skin, seems to be the most likely culprit.
The flies ingest the worm larvae, then land on an animal's eyes, where the flies feed on tears and other secretions.
That’s likely because the copper IUD causes inflammation, which is harmless but can increase secretions of white-yellow mucus from the cervix and possibly the uterus, Dr. Chisholm says.
Turns out, the experts are not fans of snail secretion.
Depression is also associated with altered daily rhythms of hormone secretion and body temperature, and the more severe the illness, the greater the degree of disruption.
Avoid foods that increase stomach acid secretion, as well as foods that affect the integrity of the valve between your esophagus and stomach, which can cause heartburn.
Secondly, the nose is triggered to produce more secretions via the mucous glands in order to provide the moisture to humidify the air coming through.
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SECRETION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of secretion for English Language Learners
: the production of a liquid by part of a plant or animal
: a substance produced and given off by a plant or animal part
SECRETION Defined for Kids
Definition of secretion for Students
- the secretion of saliva by salivary glands
- Digestive secretions contain enzymes.
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