Meaning of “secrete” in the English Dictionary

"secrete" in British English

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secreteverb [ T ]

uk /sɪˈkriːt/ us /sɪˈkriːt/

secrete verb [ T ] (PRODUCE)

specialized biology (of animals or plants or their cells) to produce and release a liquid:

Saliva is a liquid secreted by glands in or near the mouth.

(Definition of “secrete” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"secrete" in American English

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secreteverb [ T ]

us /sɪˈkrit/

biology to produce and release liquid, esp. from the cells or body:

The thyroid gland secretes hormones that affect growth.
noun [ C/U ] us /sɪˈkri·ʃən/

specialized biology

[ C ] nasal secretions

(Definition of “secrete” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)