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secrète

[suh-kret] /səˈkrɛt/
noun, Armor.
1.
a steel skullcap of the 17th century, worn under a soft hat.
Origin of secrète
< French; see secret
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British Dictionary definitions for secrète

secrete1

/sɪˈkriːt/
verb
1.
(of a cell, organ, etc) to synthesize and release (a secretion)
Derived Forms
secretor, noun
Word Origin
C18: back formation from secretion

secrete2

/sɪˈkriːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in a hiding place
Word Origin
C18: variant of obsolete secret to hide away; see secret (n)
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Word Origin and History for secrète

secrete

v.

1707, back-formation from secretion. Related: Secreted; secretes; secreting.

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secrète in Medicine

secrete se·crete (sĭ-krēt')
v. se·cret·ed, se·cret·ing, se·cretes
To generate and separate a substance from cells or bodily fluids.

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secrète in Science
secrete
  (sĭ-krēt')   
To produce and discharge a substance, especially from the cells of specialized glands. For example, the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas secrete the hormone insulin.
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