Secretin

Science / Biology / Secretin: A hormone produced in the duodenum that stimulates alkaline secretions by the pancreas and inhibits gastric emptying.

Coral Reef

Science / Marine Biology / Coral Reef: A wave-resistant structure resulting from cementation processes and the skeletal construction of hermatypic corals, calcareous algae, and other calcium carbonate-secreting organisms MORE

Nectaries

Science / Biology / Nectaries: Nectar-secreting organs in fiowering plants that serve as insect feeding stations and thus attract insects, which then assist in the transfer of pollen. MORE

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