endocrine

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1en·do·crine

adjective \ˈen-də-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Definition of ENDOCRINE

1
:  secreting internally; specifically :  producing secretions that are distributed in the body by way of the bloodstream <hormones produced by the endocrine system>
2
:  of, relating to, affecting, or resembling an endocrine gland or secretion <endocrine tumors>

Origin of ENDOCRINE

International Scientific Vocabulary end- + Greek krinein to separate — more at certain
First Known Use: 1914

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

2endocrine

noun

Definition of ENDOCRINE

1
:  hormone 1

First Known Use of ENDOCRINE

1922

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

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