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  • noundischarge
  • nounsubstance released

synonyms for secretion

  • excretion
  • flow
  • movement
  • seepage
  • suppuration
  • bile
  • mucus
  • saliva
  • gum
  • juice
  • milk
  • sap
  • sweat
  • tears
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It can also be transmitted from respiratory secretions during prolonged face-to-face contact, or during intimate physical contact, such as kissing, cuddling or sex.
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The drug protects the stomach by reducing acid secretion, increasing mucus production, and changing blood flow in the lining of the organ.
ABORTION BANS ARE IMPEDING ACCESS TO ULCER, ARTHRITIS, AND CANCER MEDICATIONSKATE BAGGALEYAUGUST 1, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
That includes respiratory and nasal secretions, spit, urine, feces, and semen—meaning a flushed tissue from someone with monkeypox can register the virus in wastewater.
MONKEYPOX IS IN BAY AREA WASTEWATERHANA KIROSJULY 23, 2022MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In addition to the pounds dropped, he adds that there may be secretion of hormones as a result of the surgical reconfiguration of the gastrointestinal tract that makes remission more likely.
TYPE 2 DIABETES REMISSION IS POSSIBLE. HERE’S HOW TO DO ITMICHAEL O. SCHROEDERMARCH 17, 2022TIME
Jillian, who has always had an independent spirit, cannot clear secretions from her lungs on her own and requires round-the-clock care in the family’s home, which has been transformed to meet her needs.
STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL PUSH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO FOLLOW THE LAW AND FINALLY CREATE SIDE-IMPACT TESTS FOR KIDS’ CAR SEATSBY PATRICIA CALLAHANJULY 15, 2021PROPUBLICA
Everts’ plunge into sweat is full of energy, and her open curiosity about our much-maligned bodily secretion leaks onto every page.
‘THE JOY OF SWEAT’ WILL HELP YOU MAKE PEACE WITH PERSPIRATIONBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
And, he adds, its lower production of short, blue wavelengths should reduce its effect on someone’s nighttime secretion of melatonin.
SLEEP-FRIENDLIER LIGHTING IS ON THE WAYMANASEE WAGHJUNE 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
RSV causes secretions that flood the lungs, clogging up their airways.
THE NEXT FRONTIER IN VACCINES: MATERNAL IMMUNIZATIONPALLABI MUNSIFEBRUARY 18, 2021OZY
Putty-colored or "acholic" stools occur when bile is deficient, either from obstruction to outflow or from deficient secretion.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The animals become indisposed, and the secretion of milk is much lessened.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
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WORDS RELATED TO SECRETION

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • fig leaf
  • front
  • hideaway
  • hideout
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • obscuration
  • occultation
  • privacy
  • red herring
  • secretion
  • smokescreen
  • veil
  • wraps
  • defecation
  • discharge
  • discharging
  • ejection
  • elimination
  • evacuation
  • expelling
  • expulsion
  • exudation
  • leaving
  • perspiration
  • secretion
  • sweating
  • urination
  • voiding
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