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secrete in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsecretese‧crete /sɪˈkriːt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 HBif a part of an animal or plant secretes a liquid substance, it produces it 🔊 The toad’s skin secretes a deadly poison.2 formalHIDE/MAKE IT HARD TO FIND OR SEE to hide something 🔊 The money had been secreted in a Swiss bank account.→ See Verb table
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secreteThey had secreted $120 million in a Swiss bank account.It secretes a new, soft wrinkled skin beneath the shell.T3 and T4 are then secreted by the cells into the blood. 355.The urinary bladder in both sexes acts as a half way house or store for the urine secreted by the kidneys.No one knew where the old woman had secreted her jewels.He showed me the coin briefly and then secreted it in some dark corner of his house.