internal secretion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n internal secretion the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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Usage

In literature:

To one of several international spies and secret agents, whose names are tolerably familiar to me.
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
They could see behind it the bent back of a man who was pushing his head into the internal works to master their simple secrets.
"The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy
To one of several international spies and secret agents, whose names are tolerably familiar to me.
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I am of the International Police, and in the secret service of your Majesty.
"The Red Cross Girl" by Richard Harding Davis
His face had contracted the habit of guarding the secret of the most violent internal excitement.
"The Widow Lerouge" by Emile Gaboriau
This is to keep secret the internal conditions.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
Foreign spies and international adventurers play a sleepless game to learn these military and naval secrets.
"Secret Armies" by John L. Spivak
Internally, opium is of service to allay pain, check secretion, and soothe the inflamed membrane.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
So far as physiologists know at present, the external secretion differs from the internal secretion only in possessing spermatozoa.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
This substance or "internal secretion" must not be confused with the semen.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
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In news:

Nothing in Joe Wright's screen version of Ian McEwan's dense, internalized 2001 novel of secrets and lies should really work, but damn near everything does.
LIQUICA, Indonesia {AP} Dozens of anti-independence militiamen who fled East Timor are secretly returning with plans to launch a guerrilla campaign against the international peacekeepers charged with keeping them out.
Quantum of Solace director Marc Forster explains how he almost touched off an international incident -- and 10 more behind-the-scenes secrets with 007, including the film's Oscar hopes and new Bond girls.
Nazanin Boniadi arrives to Amnesty Internationals Secret Policemans Ball in New York.
Speculation is the name of the game when it comes to Cuba's secretive internal affairs.
The secretive leader of North Korea Kim Jong Il, who recently set off international alarm bells by testing missiles and a nuclear device, has signaled that his 26-year-old son will assume the ruling family dynasty.
The International Anglican Liturgical Consultation (IALC) is one of the better-kept secrets of the Anglican Communion.
But there's another part, which has a lot to do with international terrorism and this kind of operation -- this is very secretive.
North Carolina utilities regulators are scolding Duke Energy for wrongly keeping secret thousands of internal emails and other documents involving its merger with Progress Energy.
It cost Denver taxpayers $700 to have Lance Allrunner arrange a secret ghost-busting ceremony at Denver International Airport last month.
Michael Jackson secretly left behind an almost billion-dollar secret art fortune that is now at the center of an international tug of war, Star has exclusively learned.
The collider is the latest and biggest tool of an international group of scientists who are trying to pry open the secrets of the early moments of the universe.
BUENOS AIRES — Venezuelan secret service agents detained the Argentine television journalist Jorge Lanata and his crew for two hours in the basement of the Caracas international airport on Monday, Mr Lanata said.
This event will mark the first time in many years that a Rotary International president has visited The Secret City.
A Secret Service agent watches as President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport.
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In science:

Chor, “Universally Ideal Secret Sharing Schemes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 40, pp. 786-794, 1994. 25 A. Herzberg, S. Jarecki, H. Krawczyk, and M. Yung, “Proactive Secret Sharing or: How to cope with perpetual leakage,” in 15th Annual International Cryptology Conference CRYPTO, ser. LNCS, vol. 963.
Social Secret Sharing for Resource Management in Cloud
Springer, 1989, pp. 560–572. 32 J. C. Benaloh and J. Leichter, “Generalized secret sharing and monotone functions,” in 8th Annual International Cryptology Conference CRYPTO, ser.
Social Secret Sharing for Resource Management in Cloud
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