Origin of secrete1
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Origin of secrete2
synonym study for secrete
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Origin of secrète
How to use secrete in a sentence
The nectar is a sugary snack that wild cotton secretes whenever it’s eaten in exchange for the bodyguard services of particularly aggressive ant species.Modified genes can distort wild cotton’s interactions with insects|Emiliano Rodríguez Mega|February 16, 2021|Science News
After about a month, the cells would begin to secrete a substance similar to breast milk.Startups are racing to reproduce breast milk in the lab|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Upward of 85 percent of the kids who ate batteries ingested the button variety, which tend to be easy to fit in one’s mouth but can lodge in a kid’s throat and secrete toxic compounds.
To defend itself, this toad secretes a poison from glands on its neck and back.This snake rips open a living toad to feast on its organs|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 16, 2020|Science News For Students
Beyond the difficulties created by their sheer numbers and diversity, bacteria constantly secrete compounds that change the environment both for them and for everything around them.A Physicist’s Approach to Biology Brings Ecological Insights|Gabriel Popkin|October 13, 2020|Quanta Magazine
President Rhee resigned soon thereafter and was secreted out of the country to Hawaii by the American CIA.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Citing two specific studies, the authors suggest that a “high concentration of the virus is secreted on the skin of the dead.”
Leptin is a hormone secreted by fat cells that is key to maintaining energy balance in the body.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days|DailyBurn|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jeanne's body, secreted away, was only later reburied next to his, in Père Lachaise.
The anthrax powder is secreted in a small watertight container that easily passes inspection at JFK.
It is secreted by the gastric glands, and is transformed into pepsin by the action of a free acid.
Human milk is sterile when secreted, but derives a few bacteria from the lacteal ducts.
Secreted in the fastnesses of the hills, and tenderly cared for by his wife, he nursed his wounds and thirsted for revenge.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Young Glory assisted in covering Dan up, and this done, he threw off the hat and cloak he was wearing, and secreted them.Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser|Walter Fenton Mott
It was a wonderful talisman, secreted—I fancied in the dream—by the goddess of the Social Revolution.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman