secretion means: Glands are used in general terms to refer to the products of glands found in plants and animals. Glands like the pituitary, thyroid, testes and ovaries synthesize hormones that they release into the bloodstream. These glands are called endocrine. The sweat, bartholin’s, testosterone, and lachrymal glands are all other glands. Exocrine glands that excrete products to other places than the bloodstream are these exocrine ones. Pancreas secretions from the stomach and pancreas contain both exocrine and endocrine hormones. Female breast milk is exocrine and secretes it. The highly-specialized mixed gland of the testis contains both exocrine and endocrine testosterone. Also, the female ovary has a highly specialised mixed gland. This term is used to refer to mucous-like substances that are exudates and transudates. These substances are derived from fluid found in tissues, and are driven across a membrane (e.g. Vaginal walls are affected by pressure gradients – typically blood pressure, but it could also be osmotic. In the case of illness, such as. Common cold is when the body attempts remove the infectious agent. (in Community Dictionary, added by River Santiago)