merocrine

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merocrine (ˈmɛrəˌkraɪn, -krɪn)
 
adj
holocrine Compare apocrine (of the secretion of glands) characterized by formation of the product without undergoing disintegration
 
[C20: from mero- + Greek krinein to separate]

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merocrine mer·o·crine (měr'ə-krĭn, -krīn', -krēn')
adj.
Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.

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