Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
Displaying 1 result(s) from the 1913 edition:
Secrete (Page: 1301)
Why one set of cells should secrete bile, another urea, and so on, we do not known. Carpenter.
Displaying 1 result(s) from the 1828 edition:
1. To hide; to conceal; to remove from observation or the knowledge of others; as to secrete stolen goods.
2. To secrete one''s self; to retire from notice into a private place; to abscend.
3. In the animal economy, to produce from the blood substances different from the blood itself, or from any of its constituents; as the glands. The liver secretes bile; the salivary glands secrete saliva.