hypersecretion


hypersecretion
Excessive secretion of any tissue or gland.
- gastric h. excessive formation of gastric juice, especially the acid component.

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hy·per·se·cre·tion -si-'krē-shən n excessive production of a bodily secretion (as gastric acid, mucus, or growth hormone)
hy·per·se·crete -si-'krēt vb, -cret·ed; -cret·ing
hy·per·se·cre·to·ry -'sē-krə-.tȯr-ē, esp Brit -si-'krēt-(ə-)rē adj

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hy·per·se·cre·tion (hi″pər-se-kreґshən) excessive secretion.

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