Medical Dictionary

incretion

play
noun in·cre·tion \in-ˈkrē-shən\

Medical Definition of incretion

  1. 1:  internal secretion :  secretion into the blood or tissues rather than into a cavity or outlet of the body

  2. 2:  a product of internal secretion :  autacoid, hormone

incretionary

\-shə-ˌner-ē\play adjective

Seen and Heard

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