incretion

noun

in·​cre·​tion in-ˈkrē-shən How to pronounce incretion (audio)
1
: internal secretion : secretion into the blood or tissues rather than into a cavity or outlet of the body
2
: a product of internal secretion : autacoid, hormone
incretionary adjective

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“Incretion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/incretion. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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