There were no drones among them, no secretion or dishonest division.
Quietness promotes the secretion of fat in animals and increases the butter.
Twelve to fifteen pounds of dry sugar are said to be needed for the secretion of a single pound of wax.
Age lessens the secretion of milk, as has been already mentioned.
There are also large salivary glands in the neighborhood of the mouth, which pour their secretion into that cavity.
The secretion or excretion of glands may be augmented or diminished.
When the general tried to secure the Charlestown guns from secretion by the provincials, they disappeared.
The latter has the advantage of increasing the secretion of the kidneys.
These are,—the expired air, or the secretion of the air-cells of the lungs,—and the ordinary cutaneous transpiration.
A portion of the night-dew must be attributed to this secretion of water.
1640s, "act of secreting;" 1732, "that which is secreted," from French sécrétion, from Latin secretionem (nominative secretio) "a dividing, separation," noun of action from past participle stem of secernere "to separate, set apart" (see secret (n.)).
secretion se·cre·tion (sĭ-krē'shən)
The process of secreting a substance from a cell or gland.
A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.