Se*cern" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Secerned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Secerning.] [L. secernere. See Secrete.]

1.

To separate; to distinguish.

Averroes secerns a sense of titillation, and a sense of hunger and thirst. Sir W. Hamilton.

2. Physiol.

To secrete; as, mucus secerned in the nose.

Arbuthnot.

 

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