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excito- +‎ secretory


excitosecretory (not comparable)

  1. (physiology) Triggering secretion; said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are activated.
    excitosecretory nerve

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for excitosecretory in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)