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Secretory

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Sécretory. adj. [from secretus, Latin.] Performing the office of secretion.

All the glands are a congeries of vessels complicated together, whereby they give the blood time to separate through the capillary vessels into the secretory, which afterwards exonerate themselves into one duct. Ray.

Sources: Ray, John (59)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Secretory." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 5, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=7837.


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