Usage examples for secretion

  1. Moving along definite pathways, they induce motion in the muscles, and in the glands the secretion of liquids. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  2. Dr. Cullen showed that the acid juice of oranges, by uniting with the bile, diminishes the bitterness of that secretion; and hence it is that this fruit is of particular service in illnesses which arise from a redundancy of bile, chiefly in dark persons of a fibrous, or bilious temperament. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. The mature animal can, by drinking, take considerable excess of water without danger, for the surplus will be speedily removed by perspiration and by the secretion from the kidneys. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  4. Thus we see a cell loaded to fullness by secretion which it cannot do without; open- mouthed vessels through which it receives this fluid. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  5. What part voluntarily does man take in secretion, in digestion, in the reflex actions? – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  6. A natural increase of this secretion takes place just before and after menstruation, and should occasion no anxiety, but if continued during the remainder of the month, especially if very profuse, of offensive odor, or bloody in character, it needs the attention of the skilled physician. – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  7. Constant secretion, ' was the phrase he used to describe the chief symptom. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  8. The most striking manifestations of such psychic influences are those in which, as a result of some strong passion or deep sorrow, the secretion of milk suddenly ceases altogether. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  9. Or if the kidneys are weak, there is an increased secretion and discharge from them, to an unhealthy and injurious extent. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  10. In the course of a few years there is considerable deformity, and sometimes deficiency in the glandular secretion, but the disease is not attended by other inconvenience. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson