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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which promotes secretion.
  • n. A vessel in, or by means of, which the process of secretion takes place; a secreting vessel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Secreting; secretory.
  • n. That which promotes secretion.
  • n. A vessel in, or by means of, which the process of secretion takes place; a secreting vessel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Separating; secreting, or having the power of secreting.
  • n. That which promotes secretion.
  • n. In anatomy, an organ whose function is to secrete or separate matters from the blood.

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