Meaning of holocrine

hol•o•crine

Pronunciation: (hol'u-krin, -krīn", hō'lu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of a gland) releasing a secretion that is a product of disintegrating cells.
  2. (of a secretion) released by such a gland.
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