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Secrete

Definition

verb

(physiology) To synthesize and discharge a substance or a bodily fluid (by way of secretion process)


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For example, cells secrete various chemical substances such as hormones, proteins, enzymes, and toxins.


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Re: Female ejaculation

I can give you some information on this. I experience this and it is coming from the vagina not urethra s by any means. The glands can secrete a very large only amount if there have been sexual contact ongoing with no gspot climax . Otherwise it is a small amount that may not even be noticed. ...

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by angiemiah92
Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Female ejaculation
Replies: 11
Views: 24757

Re: Human body odor

... a human being whether they have bathed or not. Normal sweat is pretty odorless, but in some regions (e.g. the arm pits) hormonal effects make us secrete many kinds of oils and pheromones and whatnot, which constitute much of the perceived smell especially when they interact with the skin bacteria. ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Human body odor
Replies: 4
Views: 3754

Re:

... is a common phenomenon possibly related to the use of other nutrients in the medium and to the change of pH or something. Bacteria break down and secrete various compounds, so I would not be surprised if some of those cause the darkening of the agar. Admittedly, I do not know the exact answer ...

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by triton
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:53 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Black coloration of sheep blood agar
Replies: 3
Views: 6318

Black coloration of sheep blood agar

... is a common phenomenon possibly related to the use of other nutrients in the medium and to the change of pH or something. Bacteria break down and secrete various compounds, so I would not be surprised if some of those cause the darkening of the agar. Admittedly, I do not know the exact answer ...

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by biohazard
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:27 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Black coloration of sheep blood agar
Replies: 3
Views: 6318

Re: Mode of nutrition of spider and starfish

... By this definition, scavengers are saprophytes, which may be one of the reasons why the term is no longer commonly used. Spiders usually either secrete or inject digestive enzymes onto or into their prey and then suck up the digested organic matter. So saprophytic could apply to this mode of ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:36 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mode of nutrition of spider and starfish
Replies: 5
Views: 5796
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