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Term:nectar secretion
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Definition:The controlled release of a nectar by a cell or a tissue. Nectar is a fluid secreted by many angiosperms to promote pollination by providing a reward to pollinators. Nectar may also deter certain organisms from visiting or play other biological roles. Nectar is a complex solution that may include the following types of compounds: sugars, amino acids, organic acids, alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, vitamins, phenolics, metal ions, oils, free fatty acids, and proteins.
Synonyms:related_synonym: nectar production

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  biological_process 19492
    localization 6447
      establishment of localization 4864
        transport 4700
          secretion 1157
            nectar secretion 0
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