noun, plural se·cre·to·ries.
- secretory carcinoma,
- secretory duct,
- secretory nerve,
- secretory otitis media,
Origin of secretory
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Associated words: secretive, secretory, confide, confidential.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming
Taken as a whole this is often called the "secretory balance" or "internal secretory balance."Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
The amount of action modifies the condition of the secretory organs.
When a secretory organ is excessively stimulated, its vigor and energy are reduced.
They have been considered as secretory organs, answering to the pancreas in vertebrate animals.The Insect World|Louis Figuier