Definition of Secrete
to produce and give off a liquid substance
Use Secrete in a sentence
Some frogs secrete a toxic substance through their skin as a defense mechanism.
The human skin secretes up to 300 mg per day as a protective agent for skin.
Endocrine glands secrete hormones into the blood system.
The pancreas secretes enzymes capable of digesting all food constituents.
When we consume carbohydrates, the pancreas secretes insulin, which makes it possible for glucose to enter the cells and be converted into energy.
When food is so chewed and swallowed, the stomach secretes gastric juice in copious amounts.
An octopus can secrete ink to escape from other fish trying to eat it.
The endocrine system is a system of glands that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream to control certain functions in the body.
The fungus secretes toxic and allergic products which may make the person feel ill.
Like many kinds of small land snails, Tritonia secretes mucus onto a surface (the seafloor) and then moves forward.