Secernent
Secernent Se*cern"ent, a. [L. secernens, p. pr.] (Physiol.) Secreting; secretory. [1913 Webster]

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  • Secernent — Se*cern ent, n. 1. That which promotes secretion. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A vessel in, or by means of, which the process of secretion takes place; a secreting vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • secernent — adj. act of discriminating, act of distinguishing as different …   English contemporary dictionary

  • secernent — se·cern·ent …   English syllables

  • secernent — /səˈsɜnənt/ (say suh sernuhnt) adjective secreting. {Latin sēcernens, present participle, separating} …   Australian English dictionary

  • secernent — nənt noun ( s) Etymology: secern + ent : something that secretes or promotes secretion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Secretory — Se*cre to*ry, a. [Cf. F. s[ e]cr[ e]toire. See {Secrete}.] (Physiol.) Secreting; performing, or connected with, the office of secretion; secernent; as, secretory vessels, nerves. n. A secretory vessel; a secernent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • secern —   v.t. secrete; separate; discriminate.    ♦ secernent, n. & a. (thing) secreting or causing secretion.    ♦ secernment, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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